LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – Clay Aiken “Steadfast”, Aiken’s new 2012 album, was announced to news today. Clay Aiken will release Steadfast on March 29, 2012, Aiken’s label confirmed in a news statement Thursday. Steadfast will feature songs from Aiken’s 20120 album Tried and True. The album will also feature the new single, Bring Back My Love.
Decca confirms to news today that the new album will feature covers of Neil Sedaka’s “Breaking Up is Hard to Do,” and Connie Francis’, “Who’s Sorry Now.” The album will be released just weeks after Aiken debuts on the NBC reality show The Celebrity Apprentice.
Decca tells news today that “Bring Back My Love” is a song that “could stand up to the classics.” They add that the song embodies “the spirit of the older classics while reinforcing his commitment to a more traditional sound best suited to his own personal style.”
In choosing tracks, Decca and Aiken on “passion and sincerity” both lyrically and musically. “These musical gems have stood the test of time, and I am incredibly proud and privileged to have had the opportunity to make them my own,” Aiken explains.
“I stand by this recording ‘steadfastly,’ which is why I chose the title and how I feel about moving forward in my career in general – being focused and steadfast” Aiken said in a news statement today.