The new CD from multi-Grammy nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon, Homefree, hits stores today (CD & digital) via Concord Jazz Records.
The new album is Freelon's 7th Concord release and is a soulful, swinging album that Freelon calls her "home brew." The collection is comprised largely of contemporary interpretations of classic American Songbook tunes as well as a new original (the witty, playful and poignant "Cell Phone Blues" composed by the singer) and spirited arrangements of two anthems (the gospel treasure "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and the national hymn "America the Beautiful") that close the album.
1. The Lamp Is Low 4:55)
2. I Feel Pretty (5:36)
3. The Very Thought of You (6:01)
4. Theme from Valley of the Dolls (4:59)
5. Smile (4:13)
6. You and the Night and the Music (4:37)
7. Cell Phone Blues (4:38)
8. Get Out of Town (4:19)
9. Skylark (5:15)
10. Lift Every Voice and Sing (4:37)
11. America the Beautiful (2:52)