Fans of ‘Sweet Love’ singer Anita Baker are feeling sour after their hopes of seeing the songstress on a Las Vegas residency were dashed recently.
Never fear, however, as what she does have up her sleeves may be just as exciting. Details inside:
Just a week ago we reported the 8x Grammy winner took to Twitter to tease the Vegas venture, claiming “it’s done” when a fan suggested she consider it.
Once the story started making its rounds on the net, Baker caught wind and took to Twitter to say:
Confusing, we know, but the retirement comment echoes the statement issued by the singer at the top of 2017 when she declared “no new music or tours were in the works” (click here to read). A matter of semantics? Maybe. The top of 2018 saw her announce a “farewell concert series,” a jaunt that’s taken her to several major cities in the U.S.
Reminding supporters the outing was not a “traditional tour” but instead was comprised of a collection of “spot dates” rather than a fully billed itinerary, the correction did not stop the consumer demand. After numerous sold out shows, fans – domestic and international – not only called for visits to their respective cities but also requested new music. Baker responded today to those calls:
Today’s announcement of the memoir isn’t the first time the 60 year old’s mentioned penning her life story. In fact, she recently hinted at work of a biopic: