Chic is working on first album in 25 years
Disco – and funkband Chic will be in 2017, after 25 years, again an album release. The album is called It’s about time and, according to guitarist Nile Rodgers (64) will be released in the year in which the band of the forty years of existence celebrates.
“When Prince suddenly died, I felt as if I by lightning was hit, we were good friends. I saw in why I the album it’s about time to call. Time is so important and what we do means a lot,” says Rodgers in Rolling Stone.
“When we did the album in 2016, it would release, we celebrated only the 39-year anniversary and one to 39, 37 or 38 years,” said Rogers. In 2017 to celebrate both Chic as the most influential disco Studio 54 the fortieth anniversary. Their hit single Le Freak was an anthem within the disco genre.
“What, there are also bad things in the world happen, you will celebrate your birthday and so, we see it also. After veertijg year, we are still trying and we act. It actually feels like forty years ago, except that my guitar is a bit heavier feel.”
Rodgers says that the album is already written, but not yet completed. He wants to wait until the moment when he feel ready to release it. The final album will have ten songs are and the length of an LP.
On his blog announces that Rogers also has a ‘big surprise’ with the new album. According to Rogers will 2017 be a year of celebration in which he large discofeesten will organize.