He’s the 16-time Grammy nominated artist with 13 studio albums to his name.
And ahead of his Australian tour this month, American R&B legend Brian McKnight revealed what fans can expect from his upcoming album, Bedtime Story.
The 49-year-old told Daily Mail Australia on Monday that it’s ’60 minutes of love-making music. No skips, just press play and let it happen.’
‘It’s 60 minutes of love-making music’: American R&B legend Brian McKnight, 49, revealed what fans can expect from his new album Bedtime Story… as he prepares to hit the stage for his Australian tour this month
Bedtime Story, to be released next month, features track When I’m Gone, that’s about touring without his wife of over one year, Leilani Malia Mendoza.
The song lyrics include ‘another long night, fifteen-hour flight. Makin’ it about you. Gotta go song. Tokyo in spring. There’s no sleep without you. This is our life. Our own sacrifice’.
Speaking of their bond, Brian told Daily Mail Australia that he knew Leilana was The One when he first laid eyes on her.
Crooner: Brian told Daily Mail Australia on Monday that his 14th studio album is ’60 minutes of love-making music. No skips, just press play and let it happen’
‘The moment I saw her on December 29, 2012, I knew she was The One,’ the crooner said.
Brian is certainly used to life on the road, and is preparing to take to the stage in Australia this month and early June.
The former Celebrity Apprentice star said his goal is for Australians to ‘leave the show saying they would have paid more’ as he ‘leaves it all on stage’.
‘I give all of me every night. More than you would expect,’ he added.
Brian’s upcoming album Bedtime Story featuring track When I’m Gone, is out next month.
He will commence his
Down Under: Brian will commence his Australian tour on May 29 in Perth, followed by Melbourne on May 31, the Gold Coast on June 1 and Sydney on June 2. Pictured in Paris