Shania Twain is still working on the album she announced 14 years ago, according to the Taste of Country. The 50-year-old country singer may have announced her upcoming album in the early 2000s, but it doesn’t mean she gave up working on it.
It’s been years since Shania Twain retired from the road, but the country singer, who turns 51-years-old on August 28, still has enough inspiration and past experiences from her days on the road to work on the new album.
Earlier this month, Shania Twain took to Twitter to share a snap of herself working in the recording studio. On the photo, the “You’re Still The One” singer is seen sitting at a piano with a guitar in her hands and a recording microphone by her side.
Although Shania Twain promised a new country album back in 2002, when her last album Up! was released, there has been no indication when that album would be released. But now her fans at least know one thing for certain: the country singer is still working on that highly-anticipated album.
In her interview with USA Today, Shania Twain promised that in her new album her fans won’t recognize the Shania Twain they once knew.
“It’s so entirely different. It’s better for me to say it right now. That songwriting is just so different.”
— Taste of Country (@TasteOfCountry) August 23, 2016
Shania Twain also revealed that she has been working hard on her songwriting skills and that living in Las Vegas for several years has helped her develop an entirely new approach to music.
“The success here in Las Vegas has given me a confidence that I have not had in years, even in past tours.”
Shania Twain added that thanks to her residence in Las Vegas she has built up lots of courage and confidence. The country singer also assured that she is ready for “more things” now. Twain also admitted that the music industry has changed a lot since her last album, Up! was released in 2002.
But Shania Twain is fully prepared to “really dive” in there and show her songwriting skills after so long. The country singer also added that she is “brave enough” to sit and wait for the feedback from her fans.
In other news, Drake has just revealed his crush from back when he was a teenager, according to ET Online. The 29-year-old “One Dance” rapper said at his recent Nashville, Tennessee, concert that he grew up a fan of Shania Twain.
Shania Twain was in the crowd watching Drake perform earlier this month, and she even agreed to take a snap with her fellow Canadian before his performance. The 50-year-old country singer was wearing a red cap, a gray tank top, and a white shirt over it.
The fact that the “Hotline Bling” rapper is a fan of Shania Twain’s music comes as a surprise since Twain is a country singer. In the caption to their photo, Drake said Twain was his “WCW” (Woman Crush Wednesday).
During the performance, Drake even mentioned that Shania Twain was present at the gig, and performed his “love set” to the 50-year-old “Any Man of Mine” singer.
“I just want to say that Shania Twain came to my show tonight, you know what I’m saying Nashville? So this next set, right here, I’m doing this for Shania. This is my love set for Shania.”
— CMT (@CMT) August 15, 2016
Shania Twain wasn’t the only famous person who attended Drake’s concerts last weekend, as NBA superstar LeBron James joined the rapper onstage to perform his hit single, “Pop Style.”
Shania Twain is currently married to Frederic Thiebaud, and has one son, Eja Lange, from her marriage with Robert John Lange.
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