Huey Lewis Honors Stax Records’ Legacy On First Album In Nine Years

Written by August 18th, 2010 at 3:46 pm

Start spreading the news. Huey Lewis is back. The ’80s icon behind such hits as “Heart Of Rock & Roll,” “If This Is It,” and “I Want A New Drug” will release his first album of new material in nine years, Soulsville, on November 2 via W.O.W. Records.

The new album (recorded with his longtime band The News) is a tribute to Memphis soul, and features 14 classic tracks cherry-picked from the legendary Stax record label. The album was produced by Jim Gaines, who helmed the albums Fore! and Sports, and was recorded at Ardent Studios in Memphis. Lewis, who’s been touring the country this summer, says “We’re especially proud of the collection. There should be a number of surprises for everyone.”

Soulsville Tracklist:

Don’t Fight It
Got To Get You Off My Mind
Free
Respect Yourself
Cry To Me
Just One More Day
Never Found a Girl
Soulsville
Little Sally Walker
I Want To (Do Everything For You)
Just The One (I’ve Been Looking For)
Don’t Let The Green Grass Fool You
Never Like This Before
Grab This Thing

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