Rod Stewart has completed his first album of new material in almost 20 years. The landmark new album, titled "Time" marks Stewart's long-awaited return to his songwriting roots and features 12 tracks, 11 of which he wrote and produced. "Time" will be released May 7 by Capitol Records and will be available for worldwide pre-order on iTunes and Amazon beginning todayThe iTunes pre-order will also include a deluxe edition with three bonus songs including "Legless," another original Stewart track.
In anticipation, early this morning Capitol Records
released an exclusive video featuring portions of seven original new songs set to a montage of never-before-seen videos filmed throughout the making of the album. The video can be viewed at www.rodstewart.com or www.youtube.com/watch?
During an early preview of seven tracks, Billboard
proclaimed, "Stewart rocks again." "His inimitable warm vocals sound as strong as ever." Calling the songs "lushly produced," with "an abundance of tempo and an overall guitar-based core sound."