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Songwriting giants Burt Bacharach, Brian Wilson, Carole King, Kris Kristofferson, Kenny Loggins, Paul Williams, Richard Marx, Stephen Bishop and others offer fresh versions of classic songs, as well as exciting new ones, on this one-of-a-kind compilation. NEW MUSIC FROM AN OLD FRIEND: Singer Songwriter Legends: it's a personal gift from the people you've listened to all your life.

Some of modern music's greatest songwriters revisit beloved tunes – and deliver sparkling new ones – on this extraordinary, exclusive collection. Overseen by legendary producer Phil Ramone, NEW MUSIC FROM AN OLD FRIEND reunites fans with iconic creators Burt Bacharach, Brian Wilson, Carole King, Kenny Loggins, Kris Kristofferson, Paul Williams, Willie Nelson, Richard Marx, and Stephen Bishop among others.

Bacharach offers a poignant new version of his classic "Alfie" (gorgeously sung by Peabo Bryson), as well as new material – notably a new collaboration with Wilson ("What Love Can Do"), who also recreates the Beach Boys gem "God Only Knows." King delivers a moving rendition of a new song "Say Goodbye Today" and teams with Suzan Agbor on a new soulful version of her timeless gem "Home Again." Kristofferson performs a poignant and reflective version of his classic, "Sunday Morning Coming Down", as well as the beautiful new ballad, "The Wonder." Williams, who duets with Willie Nelson on the heartwarming favorite "The Rainbow Connection," penned the album's title track "New Music from an Old Friend" sung by vocal virtuoso Jane Monheit. Stephen Bishop teams up with Eric Clapton and Brazilian guitar icon Oscar Castro-Neves on an exciting samba version of his hit "Save It for a Rainy Day." Kenny Loggins returns to his singer songwriter roots with a fresh interpretation of "A Love Song" as well as the brand new I'll Remember Your Name." Notes producer Ramone, "There's a freshness in all of these artists that's undeniable. It's been a magical experience."

NEW MUSIC FROM AN OLD FRIEND is a unique chance to catch up with the people who have created the soundtrack of our lives.

Tracklist:

1. "Alfie" - Burt Bacharach, Peabo Bryson
2. "God Only Knows" - Brian Wilson
3. "Your Goodbye" - Richard Marx
4. "A Love Song" - Kenny Loggins
5. "Say Goodbye Today" - Carole King
6. "What Love Can Do" - Brian Wilson
7. "Sunday Morning Coming Down" - Kris Kristofferson
8. "I Still Remember" - Burt Bacharach, John Pagano
9. "Rainbow Connection" - Paul Williams, Willie Nelson
10. "Hold On To The Nights" - Richard Marx
11. "Home Again" - Carole King, Suzan Agbor
12. "The Wonder" - Kris Kristofferson
13. "I'll Remember Your Name" - Kenny Loggins
14. "New Music From An Old Friend" - Paul Williams, Jane Monheit
15. "Save It For A Rainy Day" - Stephen Bishop with Eric Clapton & Oscar Castro-Neves