Monday, May 23, 2005
PATTI LABELLE NEW CD & TOUR
Patti Labelle’s upcoming CD, Classic Moments, is set for release on Def Soul Classics on June 21. The 13-track CD will include a duet with Mary J. Blige on Aretha Franklin’s Ain’t No Way, plus covers of Elton John’s Your Song, Michael McDonald’s I Keep Forgettin', L.T.D.’s Love Ballad and Kristine W.’s Land of the Living. Classic Moments was produced by Darryl Simmons and Babyface. Labelle has a busy schedule ahead with several highlighted performances, including. The White Tie Ball in London on June 23; Elton John’s Philadelphia Freedom concert on July 4; The Cincinnati Jazz Festival on August 20; plus a tentative tour of South America during October and November.