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- Posted on Nov 19th 2011 12:00PM by Kenneth Partridge
As the Guardian reports, Winehouse banned a number of tunes from ever seeing the light of day, making her intentions known before dying in July of an alcohol overdose.
In an interview with Music Week magazine, Island boss Darcus Beese said Winehouse's mandate is somewhat unfortunate, since one of the tunes, 'Procrastinate,' is among the best she ever recorded.
"If you ever hear 'Procrastinate,' you have my permission to come into my offices here in Kensington and fire me," Beese said, vowing to keep the supposedly brilliant song under wraps.
Still, Beese defended the 'Lioness' project, suggesting that Winehouse would have wanted the album's tracks -- among them the Nas collaboration 'Like Smoke' and vintage reggae cover 'Our Day Will Come' -- to be made public.
"We've had to qualify this album in front of Amy's family," Beese said. "Her mum, her dad, her brother -- that's her very vocal, protective brother -- plus fiances, stepfathers and more."
"She'd tell you ... 'I f---ing wrote the songs. People should f---ing hear them,'" he added.
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