Deniece Williams says ‘Gemini’ will uncover “who I am as an artist and as a woman”  – Music News

Written by on August 3, 2020


Courtesy of Deniece WilliamsLegendary songbird Deniece Williams recently shared her new single, “When You Love Somebody,” from her upcoming album, Gemini

The groovy R&B track matches up perfectly with her soulful voice, but this would also be the song to turn her project around completely. 

“Actually, I have to admit that this song kind of changed my project because the project I was originally going to start on was a jazz project,” Deniece tells ABC Audio. “Because I hadn’t done jazz, you know I had a lot of success in R&B, a lot of success in pop, a lot of success in the gospel genre but what was left on my heart was to do a jazz project.”

But as things progressed and changed, Williams noticed some of the songs fit more into the pop or R&B genre, thus the album name Gemini. Williams hopes this album will give people a closer look at who she truly is.

“I want people to have an overview of who I am as an artist and as a woman,” she explains. “The experiences just take me wherever — experiences that I’m going through, experiences that friends are going through, experiences on how I was raised on the different artists, that I love. So that’s the feel of this project so that you get a total overview of who I am.” 

Gemini will arrive by either the end of August or beginning of September, Williams says. This gives fans enough time to savor her illustrious five-decades long career and a bevy of multi-platinum hits such as “Let’s Hear It for the Boy,” “It’s Gonna Take a Miracle,” “I Surrender All,” and 1984’s “Black Butterfly.”

By Rachel George
KRMP RADIO




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