Multi-million selling, iconic artist Annie Lennox will release her fourth solo album, Songs Of Mass Destruction, on 1st October through RCA Label Group. The first single to be taken from the eagerly awaited album will be the wonderful and mesmerising Dark Road.
The album was recorded in LA with veteran producer Glen Ballard (of 'Jagged Little Pill' fame), marking a change from her long and fruitful association with producer Steve Lipson.
In a career that has spanned over 25 years, including the 15 years since Annie released her first solo album, Diva, no other British female artist has achieved so much. Over 78 million sales across the globe, and 33 hit singles compliment the 4 Grammies, 11 BRITS, 5 Ivor Novellos, the Oscar, and the 2 Golden Globes amongst other accolades.
Songs Of Mass Destruction showcases an artist not afraid of pushing boundaries. Annie delivers intelligent thought provoking lyrics matched with an adult pop sound. The result, from the haunting introductory song, Dark Road to the closing epic, Fingernail Moon, is a sumptuous musical soundscape within which Annie's voice shines and soars.
In addition to her artistic achievements, Annie is a celebrated activist and humanitarian. The new album features the powerful feminist anthem Sing, born out of Annie's involvement with Nelson Mandela's 46664 and Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) - organisations fighting for human rights, education and health care for those affected by the HIV AIDS virus. Sing features 23 of the most recognised and successful female solo artists in the world, invited by Annie, to raise awareness and finances for TAC initiatives. Included among the group are TAC activist members own vocal group known as "The Generics", whose CD of music inspired Annie to make Sing a reality.