Dolly Parton, a true star of the country genre in the United States, announced on Tuesday May 9 that she will release her first rock album, titled rock star. The album will be released on November 17 and will feature collaborations from Sting, Elton John and the two living members of the Beatles: Paul McCartney AND Ringo Starramong other artists.
“I feel very grateful and privileged to have worked with some of the greatest iconic singers and musicians. I hope everyone enjoys the album as much as I enjoyed writing it!” Dolly Parton said in a statement about the release. consisting of thirty songs.
Total, rock star will consist of nine original songs and twenty-one songs that are already part of rock history, such as for example Purple rain (Prince), We are the Champions (What’s up), Every Breath You Take (The Police) with Sting, e let it be (Beatles hit) with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Peter Frampton AND Mick Fleetwood.
But they are not the only guests
Similarly, the winner of ten Grammy Awards During his long career, he also has collaborations with Stevie Nicks, Lizzo, Miley Cyrus, Joan Jett and the Black HeartsJohn Fogerty, Steven Tyler, Pat Benatar, Chris Stapleton, Pink or Brandi Carlile.
Dolly Parton also unveiled the cover of rock star this Tuesday, in which she appears dressed in black and gold as she poses behind the wheel of a car whose steering wheel has a leopard-print cover. All very much in her music star style.
At 77, the interpreter of Jolene To date, he has released 58 studio albums, another twenty-four of a compilation nature, and three live albums. What a true art worker is called.
what will be the first song
The first preview of the new album, World of Fire, will be released this Thursday, May 11 on all digital platforms and will be performed by Dolly Parton herself the same day during the 2023 Academy of Country Music Awards gala, which Amazon Prime Video will broadcast from the Ford Center of The Star stadium, in Frisco (Texas, USA).
“It’s a song that has inspired me a lot. I think it’s about everything and everyone. I hope it reaches enough people to change for the better,” the American actress, entrepreneur and philanthropist said on Tuesday.
Dolly Parton, who initially resistedShe was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last year.an award presented annually to a select group of artists whose compositions have had a “profound” impact on the music industry.
The honorees, chosen from more than 1,000 artists, historians and music industry professionals, “each have a profound impact on the sound of youth culture and have helped change the course of rock & roll,” said John Sykes, president of Rock & Roll Roll Hall of Fame, in a statement sent Wednesday.
And Dolly Parton is among those artists. Her new album Rockstar will also be a good proof of this.
Charles Hurd is an entertainment journalist for News Rebeat. He brings a fresh and engaging voice to the world of pop culture, covering the latest developments in film, television, music, and more.