Mary J. Blige has revealed the tracklist for her Strength of a Woman album, which is due out April 28. In a series of Twitter posts, she revealed the songs one by one.
The LP is made up of 14 tracks with an all-star lineup of features. Strength of a Woman will open with the Kanye West-assisted “Love Yourself.” Along the way, the legendary singer proves she’s got her ear to the streets and enlists Quavo, DJ Khaled and Missy Elliott for “Glow Up.” Her protege Prince Charlez is featured on “Smile” and Kaytranada then appears on “Telling the Truth.”
Blige had previously released “Thick of It” and “U+Me (Love Yourself)” for her first album since 2014’s London Sessions.
Check out Mary J. Blige’s Strength of a Woman tracklist below.
- Love Yourself (f. Kanye West)
- Thick Of It
- Set Me Free
- It’s Me
- Glow Up (f. Quavo, DJ Khaled and Missy Elliott)
- U + Me (Love Lesson)
- Thank You
- Find The Love
- Smile (f. Prince Charlez)
- Telling The Truth (f. KAYTRANADA)
- Strength Of A Woman
- Hello Father
(This article was first published March 27, 2017 and is below.)
Mary J. Blige is returning for your listening pleasure with a new album called Strength of a Woman.
The LP is due out April 28, according to a post Blige made on Instagram sharing the release date and cover art. This will be her first full-length project since 2014’s The London Sessions.
Since then, the Grammy-winning singer has released two singles reflecting the divorce from her husband of 12 years, “Thick of It” and “U+Me (Love Yourself)” and covered Bruce Springsteen’s “American Skin” with Kendrick Lamar. She’s also appeared on Rick Ross’ Black Market album and the season one soundtrack for Empire on top of interviewing Hillary Clinton while the Senator was running for president.
Check out Mary J. Blige’s Strength of a Woman album cover art below.