Etta James retires with The Dreamer album | Music News


The legendary Etta James announces the release of her final studio album after a 50 year recording career, with The Dreamer. The Grammy Award winning legend, her many accolades including the Rock and Roll Hall, Rhythm and Blues and Rockabilly Halls Of Fame along with a Hollywood Star, releases her first new album in five years through Verve Forecast; an 11-track LP featuring Etta’s versions of the likes of Otis Redding‘s “Cigarettes and Coffee,” Ray Charles‘ “In The Evening” and Guns N’ Roses‘ “Welcome To The Jungle.”

“I wish to thank all my fans who have shown me love and support over all these years. I love you all,” says James.

Etta James – The Dreamer Tracklisting:

1. Groove Me (King Floyd)
2. Champagne and Wine (Otis Redding/Roy Johnson/Alan Walden)
3. Dreamer (Jerry Zaremba)
4. Welcome To The Jungle (William Rose/Saul Hudson)
5. Misty Blue (Bob Montgomery)
6. Boondocks (Karen Fairchild/Wayne Kirkpatrick/Kimberly Roads/Phillip Sweet/Jimi Westbrook)
7. Cigarettes and Coffee (Jerry Butler/Jay Walker/Eddie Thomas)
8. In The Evening (Ray Charles)
9. Too Tired (Maxwell Dixon/Sam Ling/Johnny Watson)
10. That’s The Chance You’ve Got to Take (Johnny Watson)
11. Let Me Down Easy (James Milton Campbell Jr.)

Produced by: Etta James, Donto James, Josh Sklair, Sametto James

Available from Amazon UK / Amazon US.