Facebook R&B crooner Mario has been relatively quiet on the music front for…
- Posted on Oct 27th 2009 11:30AM by Benjy Eisen
"Songwriting was never something that came naturally to me," Stewart tells Spinner. "I can't imagine that I'll ever put pen to paper ever again. I'm having too much fun doing these."
Indeed, Stewart's taken a respectfully playful approach to these revered classics, sprucing some of them up with additional vocals by modern artists like Mary J. Blige and Jennifer Hudson. And he doesn't plan on slowing down anytime soon. "I've been enjoying recording these albums, these 'concept' albums, for wont of a better word," he says. "I could go on and on and on. I want to do a blues album, a country album. I've got 50 'American Songbook' songs already recorded."
'Soulbook' is in stores now, and if it gets a reception anything like its 'Songbook' predecessors, expect sales in the tens of millions. Yes, even in 2009.