NINA REVISITED: A TRIBUTE TO NINA SIMONE ALBUM OUT TODAY ON REVIVE MUSIC/RCA RECORDS ALBUM FEATURES COVERS FROM MS. LAURYN HILL, MARY J. BLIGE, COMMON, USHER, LISA SIMONE AND MORE
(New York, NY – July 10, 2015) In celebration of the critically acclaimed Netflix original documentary “What, Happened, Miss Simone?,” REVIVE Music/RCA Records release NINA REVISITED: A Tribute to Nina Simone today. The 16-track album pays homage to the legendary Nina Simone with re-worked renditions of some of her most popular songs by artists such as Ms. Lauryn Hill, Mary J. Blige, Common, Usher, Jazmine Sullivan, Lisa Simone (daughter of Nina Simone), newcomer Grace, Alice Smith, Gregory Porter and Lalah Hathaway. Find below complete track listing.
NINA REVISITED: A Tribute to Nina Simone, was produced by Jayson Jackson, Suzette Williams and Peter Edge, Grammy Award winners Robert Glasper, who cites Nina Simone as “one of the most important and influential artist ever,” and Ms. Lauryn Hill.
Highlighting Nina Simone’s importance to the civil rights movement of the 60s/70s, political and civil rights icon Angela Davis crafted incredibly moving liner notes in support of the release. The graphic cover art references a red balloon Ms. Simone carried to Marin County Jail while visiting a then incarcerated Ms. Davis sometime in 1971.
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