Hugh Laurie will release his debut album LET THEM TALK on September 6th 2011 on Warner Bros. Records. A glorious celebration of New Orleans blues, LET THEM TALK unites Laurie’s musical talent with a very personal selection of standards and lost blues classics performed with his band of renowned musicians and some very special guest stars. The album will be available at all physical and digital retails outlets for a suggested list price of $18.98 (physical) and $11.99 (digital).
Produced by Joe Henry and recorded at sessions in Los Angeles and New Orleans, LET THEM TALK sees Laurie on vocals and piano heading a team of musicians whose previous collective credits include work with artists as varied as Greg Allman, Solomon Burke, Robert Plant, kd lang, T-Bone Burnett, Alison Krauss, and John Legend. Together, they interpret and revive songs originally recorded by New Orleans blues legends such as Lead Belly, Robert Johnson, Ray Charles, and Memphis Slim.