James Taylor has a new recording coming out this summer and I'm looking forward to hearing it. I've been a fan for a long time, and "Walking Man" (1974) is still one of my favorite records of all time. Hope this new album has some new JT goodness as good as his early stuff. What follows is from Rolling Stone Magazine...
James Taylor's Mellow Rebirth: Inside 'Before This World'
The songwriter emerges from a songwriting break with first all-new album since 2002
By Andy Greene March 27, 2015
The last time James Taylor released an album of new material, Tower Records was a multi-million-dollar business, Tobey Maguire was the brand-new Spider-Man, and the Iraq War had yet to begin. "I got out of the habit of writing songs for about 10 years," says the singer-songwriter, 67. "I just never prioritized it."
That changed for Before This World (due out June 16th), Taylor's first all-new LP since 2002's October Road. About two years ago, concerned that he might never release another album of new songs, he decided he needed to cut himself off from his everyday life...
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