"Before This World", five-time Grammy Award winner James Taylor's long-awaited new album, is his first collection of new material since 2002's October Road. Taylor wrote and recorded much of "Before This World" while touring over the past several years.
Recorded primarily at TheBarn in Western Massachusetts, the 10-track album features James’s legendary band: Jimmy Johnson, Steve Gadd, Michael Landau, Larry Goldings, Luis Conte, Andrea Zonn, Arnold McCuller, David Lasley and Kate Markowitz, as well as special guests Yo-Yo Ma on "You And I Again" and "Before This World" and Sting on "Before This World". Kim and Henry Taylor provide background vocals on several songs.
"Before The World" is released on 16 June.
You can listen to "Before This World" at the New York Times.