Hurricane (Grace Jones album)  

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Hurricane is the upcoming tenth studio album by singer Grace Jones and is to be released on 27 October 2008.

Producer Ivor Guest has confirmed that Jones has completed recording her new album, due out in 2008. Nick Hooker has directed the first video from the upcoming album. Other participants on the new album are Sly and Robbie, Brian Eno, Wally Badarou, Tricky, Uzziah 'Sticky' Thompson, Mikey 'Mao' Chung, Barry Reynolds, John Justin, Martin Slattery, Philip Sheppard, Paulo Goude, Robert Logan, Don-E and Tony Allen, with recording engineering duties by Cameron 'Engine' Craig.

In April 2007, production company Version2 listed "Corporate Cannibal" as the new video directed by Nick Hooker for Jones.

On June 22, 2007, Jones performed in Copenhagen at Tivoli Gardens theme park. Tivoli's website mentioned the title of her new album as "Corporate Cannibal".

The new album will be released on Wall Of Sound Records, with a release date of October 27 in the U.K. At her signing with label, it was announced that album would be named "Hurricane."

"Devil in My Life" has been confirmed as one of the songs from the album. Its string arrangements were written by Philip Sheppard and Ant Genn. Robert Logan has created ambient textures and drum edits for "Hurricane."

Jones performed a two hour concert at Massive Attack's Meltdown festival in London on 19 June 2008 during which she performed a four new songs from the album including "This Is Life," a track which has been leaked onto the internet. The music video for "Corporate Cannibal" was premiered at the festival. The music video was officially uploaded onto YouTube on 4 July, 2008.

Track Listing

  • "Corporate Cannibal"
  • "The Key to Funky"
  • "Hurricane"
  • "Devil in My Life"
  • "This Is Life"
  • "Love You to Life"
  • "William's Blood"
  • "Keeping Up with the Jones"

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