New album 'Shine' will come out through Starbucks label
As prevoiusly rumoured, Joni Mitchell has today signed with Starbucks’ music imprint Hear Music.
The new album entitled ‘Shine’ is to include nine new tracks and also a reworking of her classic hit ‘Big Yellow Taxi.’
Starbucks head of music Ken Lombard says that the new album is a return to form for Mitchell. He told Billboard: “Frankly, for Joni fans, this is the Joni they’ve been waiting for. This is true Joni – it is almost the return of her as a storyteller.’
Joni Mitchell has previously worked with Starbucks, in 2005 she contributed to their ‘Artists Choice’ campaign. Lombard also commented that “the compilation really helped to re-energise her passion for music.”
Previous artists who have released new albums through the coffe chain now include Bob Dylan and Paul McCartney.
Joni Mitchell’s new album is due for release on September 24.