American singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow released her 11th album, Threads, this month. During a BBC radio interview, Crow said it might be her last full album. She said the industry has changed a lot and people seem to want to hear songs not complete bodies of work. While she’ll continue to write and tour, she says the album Threads “just seems like a great thing to go out on.”
It’s a collaborative album featuring duets with many of Crow’s musical friends and heroes including Sting, Eric Clapton, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, Joe Walsh, James Taylor, Willie Nelson, and newer artists like Chris Stapleton and Maren Morris.
Crow’s good friend, Nashville actress Connie Britton, congratulated the singer with a photo they took while climbing the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee with actresses Nicole Kidman and Kimberly Williams Paisley, both of whom are married to country singers (Keith Urban and Brad Paisley, respectively).
Britton wrote about Crow and her most recent achievement: “I know what a labor of love this one was and feel so joyful watching her put it out there. Also, the best to have great girlfriends to celebrate with!