New Album By Al Green Already Feeling The L-O-V-E; Late Night TV Performances Slated For May And June

On May 27, soul music icon Al Green is back with his newest Blue Note release, Lay It Down, which Blender Magazine is calling “an album of intricate groove.” Teaming up with The Roots’ Ahmir “?uestlove” Thompson and James Poyser to produce the album, Green’s “sound gets an update without losing his signature vibe.” [USA Today] The album, which finds Green dueting with John Legend, Corinne Bailey Rae and Anthony Hamilton, “captures the essence, the magic, the quality of the classic songs …This will make his legion of fans around the world and of every generation happy.” [Ebony Magazine]

Al Green will be performing on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno “Summer Concert Series” on Wednesday, May 21 and on the Late Show with David Letterman on Thursday, June 5.