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Chic sign to Warner, announce new album

03 February 2015, 12:32 | Written by Laurence Day

Chic and Nile Rodgers have signed to Warner, and confirmed that a new album is in the works, set to be released in June.

It will be the disco legends' first LP in over two decades, following '92's Chic-Ism.

Warner Bros.' boss Cameron Strang announced the news yesterday:

"Nile Rodgers’ influence on the course of modern music cannot be overstated. For the past four decades, his visionary work as a songwriter, producer, bandleader, and musician has reverberated across genres and generations. From groundbreaking guitarwork, to an uncanny hitmaking instinct, to shaping the sound of countless artists, he has created a phenomenal musical legacy. Nile has never stopped moving forward, so I am thrilled to welcome him into the WBR family as he begins a dynamic new chapter of his extraordinary career."

A lead single called "I'll Be There" is slated for a 20 March release, and Rodgers took to Twitter to reveal the track's opening line:

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