Osborne has just released From The Soul, which features his versions of various R&B classics, including many that have been recorded mostly by female singers like Aretha Franklin and Roberta Flack.
When he was picking the tunes, he wanted songs that were recognizable but not overdone as covers. As a result, he leaned towards songs originally recorded by women so he could bring something new to the melodies.
But while Osborne definitely got in touch with his female side during the recording session, he didnt leave his manly side outside the studio.
For instance, even though the album is mostly comprised of love songs, he included a rendition of the Stephen Stills hit, For What Its Worth, because he felt the protest pop tune is just as relevant now as it was in the late 1960s.
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