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Kirk Franklin Drops Highly Anticipated New Album “Father’s Day”

Renowned artist, songwriter, and producer Kirk Franklin has unveiled a compelling musical odyssey with his latest album, “Father’s Day,” released under Fo Yo Soul/RCA. This deeply personal 13th album, now available worldwide, showcases the unparalleled talent of the 19-time GRAMMY-winning icon. In this innovative 10-track project, Franklin delves into profound questions, navigating challenging situations, confronting the unknowns, and embracing life’s myriad experiences, from trials to joys and the transformative power of renewal.

Earlier this year, Franklin made startling discoveries within his family history, an experience that inspired him to explore new sonic dimensions in this album. Among the standout tracks are the #1 Gospel hit “All Things,” the soul-stirring ballad “Needs,” the uplifting “Welcome Home,” and the emotionally charged “Somebody’s Son.” The album also features stellar guest performances from Le’Andria Johnson, Chandler Moore, Tori Kelly, Jonathan McReynolds, Jekalyn Carr, Kelontae Gavin, and Maranda Curtis, adding depth and richness to the musical narrative.

To shed light on the profound journey that shaped this album, Franklin shared his life-changing story in the moving documentary titled “Father’s Day: A Kirk Franklin Story,” which is available on his YouTube channel. This documentary has resonated deeply with viewers, amassing over 2.6 million views and counting. Through his music and storytelling, Kirk Franklin continues to captivate audiences, inviting them to explore the depths of human emotions and the resilience of the human spirit.

You can experience the magic of Kirk Franklin live as he embarks on his highly anticipated nationwide tour, “The Reunion Tour.” This tour features not only Franklin but also the incredible talents of The Clark Sisters, Israel Houghton, David and Tamela Mann, and Tye Tribbett. Together, these musical powerhouses are set to grace over 30 cities with their electrifying performances, captivating audiences from coast to coast. Don’t miss this chance to witness the brilliance of these artists live on stage. The tour is in full swing, with shows scheduled throughout November.

Kirk Franklin, Father’s Day Album is out now (Fo Yo Soul/RCA):


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