Wu Tang Clan Announces New Album
Mon, 18 Jun 2007 12:20:50
The Wu Tang Clan announced today that they are working on a new album titled The 8 Diagrams in New York's Legacy Recording Studio. The comeback includes collaborations with Q-Tip and Marly Marl, among others.
But wait, don't call it a comeback. They've been here for years. "This isn't a comeback," said member RZA about the collective's first album since 2001's Iron Flag. "We never went anywhere in the first place, we were just working on various different projects and this is the first group album in six years and the first European Wu Tang tour featuring all members."
Of course, this will also be the Wu's first collaboration since the passing of original member Ol' Dirty Bastard, who died in 2004. "We still miss him every day," RZA added. "It's like you lost an arm or a leg, you feel incomplete. He was a very special person, like a very rare diamond. You know, it's like you wake up one day and they're saying: 'There are not diamonds in the world anymore, just cubic zirconia...'"
—The ARTISTdirect Staff