Fantasia Records Color Purple Anthem on New CD, Now in Stores

News   Fantasia Records Color Purple Anthem on New CD, Now in Stores
 
Fantasia Barrino, the "American Idol" winner who made her Broadway debut to much acclaim in The Color Purple, has recorded her show-stopping version of "I'm Here" from that aforementioned musical on her new CD, "Back to Me," which arrives in stores Aug. 24 on the J Records label.

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Songs on the new CD also include "I'm Doin' Me," "Bittersweet," "Man of the House," "Who's Been Lovin' You," "Collard Greens & Cornbread," "Teach Me," "Move on Me," "Trust Me," "The Thrill Is Gone," "Falling in Love Tonight," "Even Angels" and "The Worst Part Is Over."

Fantasia Barrino won "American Idol" in May 2004 and has gone on to release the solo albums "Free Yourself" and "Fantasia." She joined the Broadway company of The Color Purple in April 2007. The singing actress was recently in the news following an attempted suicide.

The new recording is available on iTunes by visiting http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/back-to-me/id382631365.

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