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New James Brown Song To Be Released This Month

New James Brown Song To Be Released This Month

Krista B.
02/01/2024 12:39 PM EST

A new song from James Brown’s three-track EP, We Got To Change, will be posthumously released later this month.

The song, with the same name as the EP, was originally recorded on August 16, 1970, but never released. According to reports, this song came during a time when members of the James Brown Orchestra had walked out a few months earlier. 

After recruiting two young artists, Phelps “Catfish” Collins and William “Bootsy” Collins, they released newer and edgier songs such as “Soul Power,” “Super Bad,” and “Get Up (I Feel Like Being) a Sex Machine.” 

The song, “We Got To Change,” represents the social outreach and outrage that James expressed as he did on other singles like, “Say It Loud I’m Black and I’m Proud,” “King Heroin,” and “Get Up, Get Into It, Get Involved.” 

You can pre-order the song here