Sunday, July 25, 2010

Kelly Clarkson in the studio with Toby Gad

You can now add writer-producer Toby Gad to the list of collaborators working on Kelly Clarkson’s upcoming fifth studio album, after the pair were both snapped smiling together after a recent session.

“I didn’t know a voice could sound as good as Kelly’s,” Gad Tweeted along with the picture. ”What an amazing singer, and sweetheart.”

Never truer words spoken.

This isn’t the first time that Gad has hit the studio with an Idol contestant, previously crafting some of the best tracks from Jordin Sparks’s sophomore album Battlefield, as well as songs for both Kris Allen and Alison Iraheta.

He’s also worked with Brandy (“Human”), The Veronica’s (“Untouched”), Alicia Keys (“Love is My Disease”). and even helmed Fergie’s monster smash “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and BC Jean/Beyonce’s “If I Were a Boy”.

Kelly officially started actually recording her new album last month; a single is tentatively due around September, followed by the album before the end of the year.

SOURCE: The Prophet Blog