Josh Groban’s New Album Coming Soon!

Josh Groban’s illuminates us in his anticipated fifth studio album, Illuminations, which will be released this fall by 143/Reprise Records.

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Groban’s first single off Illuminations, titled, “Hidden Away” was released yesterday and can be purchased online.

Groban worked with veteran producer Rick Rubin on his new album. Rubin is known for his acclaimed work with Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash, and Dixie Chicks among many others. Groban co-wrote most of the songs on Illuminations, including “Hidden Away,” a track about not hiding true love or one’s true self. The song was recorded live with Groban playing the piano and singing, while an orchestral arrangement by David Campbell was added after.

Groban reportedly has a different sound in Illuminations, which Rubin calls a “fine art” album. The record combines Groban’s writing (which has American roots), with classical arrangements. The album took three years to make, while Groban was busy with other projects.

Since his last studio albums, Awake and his Christmas album, Noel, we saw Groban perform TV theme songs at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards, and sing at the Obama Inaugural Celebration. Groban tried his luck at acting when he guest starred twive on Fox’s Glee. Fans will also catch Groban in Crazy Stupid Love, a comedy starring Steve Carell and Julianne Moore, due out in spring 2011.

Keep an eye out for the official release date of Illuminations!

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