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The album also will mark the Tony and Grammy Award winner's first new album featuring original music since 2019.

Leslie Odom, Jr. Michaelah Reynolds

Tony and Grammy Award winner Leslie Odom, Jr., currently starring in and co-producing Broadway's Purlie Victorious, will release his fifth studio album, When A Crooner Dies, November 17 through BMG. The release marks Odom's first new album of original music since 2019. When a Crooner Dies will feature 10 newly penned songs that are described as Odom's "most personal music to date." 

Odom has unveiled his first song off of the album, "Show Me." Visit here to stream it. The full track list of the album is as follows:

  1. Loved
  2. Show Me
  3. Holding on to Us
  4. Take Me As I Am
  5. Only Heaven
  6. The Morning
  7. Surrender
  8. Won't Hold Back
  9. GO
  10. Everything

Odom's album release coincides with his return to Broadway in Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch, which opened September 27 at the Music Box Theatre. 

To pre-save or pre-order When A Crooner Dies, visit here.

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