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Reimagining Her Classic Hits in Her 25th Album Re:View

For 50 years, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester has been making timeless music that has resonated with fans.

On her 25th album, RE:VIEW, out today (Feb. 23), Manchester celebrates the golden anniversary by reinterpreting some of her biggest hits, with an assist from some special friends. Dolly Parton joins her on majestic ballad “Midnight Blue,” which Manchester took to No. 6 on the Hot 100 in 1975. Kenny Loggins collaborates with her on “Whenever I Call You Friend,” which the two wrote in the mid-‘70s and Loggins and Stevie Nicks had an enduring hit with in 1978.

The album includes remakes of several of her hits, including “You Should Hear How She Talks About You,” for which she won a Grammy for best pop vocal performance, female, in 1983, as well as “Through the Eyes of Love,” “Don’t Cry Out Loud” and “Come in From the Rain.”

Chic Compass cover article on the legendary Melissa Manchester

Reimagining Her Classic Hits in Her 25th Album Re:View

For 50 years, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester has been making timeless music that has resonated with fans.

On her 25th album, RE:VIEW, out today (Feb. 23), Manchester celebrates the golden anniversary by reinterpreting some of her biggest hits, with an assist from some special friends. Dolly Parton joins her on majestic ballad “Midnight Blue,” which Manchester took to No. 6 on the Hot 100 in 1975. Kenny Loggins collaborates with her on “Whenever I Call You Friend,” which the two wrote in the mid-‘70s and Loggins and Stevie Nicks had an enduring hit with in 1978.

The album includes remakes of several of her hits, including “You Should Hear How She Talks About You,” for which she won a Grammy for best pop vocal performance, female, in 1983, as well as “Through the Eyes of Love,” “Don’t Cry Out Loud” and “Come in From the Rain.”

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Grammy-winning artists Melissa Manchester and Dolly Parton join forces to unveil the captivating focus track "Midnight Blue," a highlight of Melissa's eagerly awaited 25th studio album, RE:VIEW. Released by Green Hill Productions, this latest offering is a reflective and heartfelt ode to Melissa's illustrious 50-year career in the music industry, weaving pop, soul, [read more...]

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