Aretha Franklin is no new music anymore
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Aretha Franklin is retiring. The singer is in her last year as an artist in progress. After the release of her new album in september she will stop after 56 years.
“I have to tell you: I’m going to retire”, was unveiled by Franklin in conversation with reporter Evrod Cassimy at tv station WDIV Local 4. Her latest accomplishment, the album will be, for which they, with Stevie Wonder in the studio delves.
The singer wants more time for her grandchildren. “This was it”, as quoted from she Michael Jackson when he made his farewell announcement.
However, follow-up after the release of the album a number of last appearances and she keeps “a number of select things to do” to keep themselves busy. “I feel like a rich man and may me happy how my career has expired. I am very happy, but it is not that I now go away and nothing more will do. That would also not be good.”
In the last few years had Franklin several times with health problems and she had several concerts to cancel. Last year, joined the singer at a tribute to Carole King and she sang her hit You Make Me Feel Like a Natural Woman that the then president of America Barack Obama to tears touched. Later, Aretha once again to the Obama’s in the White House.