Jennifer Hudson has shared a new song, “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home)”, a track related to Aretha Franklin’s upcoming biopic Respect. Carole King co-wrote the track with songwriter Jamie Hartman. Listen to the song, produced by Will.i.am, below.
King and her husband Gerry Goffin co-wrote one of Aretha Franklin’s greatest hits, “(You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman”. After a delay, Respect is scheduled to arrive on August 13. Mary J. Blige appears in the film as singer Dinah Washington, with Marc Maron as producer Jerry Wexler.
Read Pitchfork’s afterword “How Aretha Franklin Earned Her Crown As Soul Queen”.