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LONDON — On the well-known Abbey Street Studios in London to current a particular collection of songs recorded in spatial audio for Apple Music, Alicia Keys revealed one other upcoming challenge: a reimagining of an iconic hit for Netflix’s upcoming “Bridgerton” prequel.

“I’m doing a brand-new reimagined model of ‘If I Ain’t Obtained You’ with a 90-piece orchestra with girls of colour and it’s unbelievable,” Keys advised The Related Press on Tuesday.

The tune from 2003’s “The Diary of Alicia Keys” will characteristic in “Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,” which premieres Might 4, and Keys is taking pictures the accompanying video in London this week. The brand new model may even be out on spatial, “should you can think about 90 items swirling round you” Keys mentioned.

Spatial audio permits the listener to expertise a theater-like encompass sound; Keys took the unique uncooked recordsdata from her songs to re-record and remix. She’s going to launch eight spatial audio albums April 28 on Apple Music.

“That is my first time at Abbey Street,” Keys exclaimed excitedly, earlier than enjoying six of the newly recorded tracks to a small group of music business insiders. Keys talked via the method and shared recollections of the songs in between dancing alongside to the music.

“It’s an actual reimagining of all of the songs, all of the music, all of the tones, all of the vocals, all of the devices,” Keys advised the viewers earlier than enjoying a few of her hits together with “Lady on Fireplace” and “No One.”

In an interview with the AP after the occasion, the 15-time Grammy award-winning singer shared her expertise listening again.

“Whereas I used to be sitting there with y’all in there listening, I’m like, ‘Man, I hear these horns. I hear the piano again right here, I hear strings over right here.’ I forgot strings are in there. You understand, you’re listening to issues that you simply hadn’t heard earlier than,” she mentioned.

Whereas Keys embraces the newest know-how, when she thinks again to early recollections of consuming music, it’s vinyl that holds the most important place in her coronary heart.

“I feel there’s one thing very particular in regards to the tactile really feel, you realize, having a bodily merchandise,” she mentioned. “There’s nonetheless a lot love for that.”

And in addition to having fun with discovering her mom’s vinyl assortment, she additionally remembers one particular cassette that impressed her.

“I used to be positively listening to Marvin Gaye ‘What’s Going On’ on this one white cassette that I’ll always remember. That’s what opened a lot of songwriting to me,” she mentioned.

On the subject of younger individuals at this time, Keys feels they’re listening to an excellent wider number of music than she did.

“The entry is so there that there’s nothing stopping you from making a playlist for all of your favourite whatevers, you realize what I imply?” she mentioned. “So I feel in that means is actually cool that you simply get the autonomy and also you get to decide on what you want and what you wish to hear.”

As a part of her world tour, Keys has simply introduced some Might dates for Latin America, a area during which she hasn’t been capable of absolutely make her mark.

“I’ve by no means carried out in Mexico, Consider it or not. I’ve by no means carried out in Colombia. So, you realize, we’re capable of go to Brazil and Argentina and Chile, and it’s going to be unbelievable. So very enthusiastic about that. And everyone over there may be going loopy. Like, I actually, actually can’t wait to be there,” she mentioned.

“2023 is a particular yr for me” she provides. “There’s so many there’s so many firsts which can be taking place for me. I’ve some extra tour bulletins which can be coming, which I’m extraordinarily enthusiastic about. I actually wish to make this a worldwide yr and actually contact the locations I haven’t been capable of contact in a very long time.”