After signing a contract with Warner Bros. Records, Nile Rodgers and their worldwide successful group CHIC will release material again in 2015. The legendary group's new studio album (the first in twenty years) will be released next June, and will be preceded by the first single 'I' ll Be There ', which will be released around the world on March 20, coinciding with the start of its UK tour, announced a few weeks ago.
The legendary figure of Nile Rodgers has always remained valid throughout more than four decades of professional career, thanks to his constant innovation and his enormous capacity to successfully expand the frontiers of popular music. The founder of CHIC was a true pioneer in a musical language that generated hits towards the end of the 1970s on the pop charts around the world with 'Le Freak' and 'I Want Your Love', sparked the arrival of the disco boom with ' Good Times', and gave Sister Sledge the big hit that immortalized them, 'We Are Family'.
His work with CHIC and his numerous productions with important artists of the stature of David Bowie and Madonna They have led him to sell more than 200 million albums and 50 million singles worldwide, and his most recent collaborations with cutting-edge groups and soloists such as Daft Punk, Avicii, Disclosure and Sam Smith have set trends in contemporary music. Having nurtured more than four decades with more than 200 production credits to his name, Rodgers's influence on music today is virtually undeniable.