Sheryl Crow's new album Detours will be released in stores on February 5th. This is the first album from Sheryl since her album Wildflower was released in 2005 and since then she has experienced many things that have no doubt inspired many of the songs on this record. As well as breaking up with her fiance Lance Armstrong, battling breast cancer and adopting her son Wyatt, the ever political Sheryl has also written songs concerning the state of the worlds environment and the ravages of Hurricane Katrina.
The track listing is....
1) God Bless This Mess
2) Shine Over Babylon (which is available as a promotional single for download on I-tunes)
3) Love Is Free (the official first single)
4) Peace Be Upon Us
5) Gasoline (see the video previously posted on this blog)
6) Out Of Our Heads
8) Now That You're Wrong
9) Drunk With The Thought Of You
10) Diamond Ring
12) Make It Go Away (Radiation Song) (Clearly about the cancer)
13) Love Is All There Is
14) Lullaby For Wyatt
Sheryl returned to working with producer Bill Bottrell who previously worked with her on her breakout album Tuesday Night Music Club. Will the sound be similar? Buy a copy and find out. Sheryl released a promotional video for Shine Over Babylon through her official website, look for it on here soon. Also, Wikipedia is reporting that the album will have 2 bonus songs, Doctor My Eyes and Here Comes The Sun. Whether this is true or not, I don't know.