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    Thu, 23 Aug 2012 10:49:52

    Angie Stone to Release "Rich Girl" on Sept. 25 - It's pure Angie Stone - full of soul

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    Soul singer/songwriter Angie Stone will release Rich Girl via SRR Records on September 25.

    The album is a triumphant return to what Stone does best and that's writing deeply soulful and intimate songs then delivering them with a voice so powerful and pure.

    "I wrote this album from a real place," says Stone. "It's not about money, it's about being rich in everything you do, in your spirit, your purpose and your giving to others. And because I was able to really write for, and in, my own voice this time, I could really sing these new songs with authenticity, something I haven't been able to do in a long time."

    She continued, "I spent a lot of time over the past few years working with other people, writing with them, working with producer. And then one day I realized that while I was doing everything I could to help them succeed and watching them grow, I was losing pieces of myself in the process. I shaved a lot of my originality off when merging with so many other people. Fans weren't getting Angie Stone. They were getting Angie and so-and-so. I knew I had to get back to my own music and skills. It's time for Angie to do Angie."

    We're glad we NOW get the real Angie Stone!

    Are you going to check out Rich Girl on Sept. 25?

    —Maggie Pannacione

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