Chic to Release First Album in over 20 Years
Published Feb 02, 2015Get ready for some "Good Times," Chic fans, because the Nile Rodgers-led disco icons have announced they're about to put out their first album since the early '90s.
Details haven't been released in full, but their next platter is reportedly due in June. A press release explains that Chic have signed with Warner Bros., which had issued their last album, 1992's Chic-ism. While tracklisting info and the concrete street date for the set have yet to be unveiled, an as-yet-unnamed single is expected to drop ahead of time on March 20.
"Nile has never stopped moving forward, so I am thrilled to welcome him into the WBR family as he begins a dynamic new chapter of his extraordinary career," Warner's Chairman & CEO Cameron Strang said in a statement.
The news of the LP comes off a series of profile-raising moments for Rodgers over the last couple of years. The guitarist was instrumental in the creation of Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, including big hit "Get Lucky."
Chic's "Le Freak," meanwhile, is getting big love from the Grammys this year, with the 1978 single being inducted into the award's Hall of Fame.