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Amy Winehouse's posthumous album to have 12 unreleased songs

Amy Winehouse's Album Cover (Getty Images)

Amy Winehouse's Album Cover (Getty Images) Credit: Amy Winehouse's album cover. (Getty Images)

It seems we haven't heard the last of Amy Winehouse.

Island Records is set to release a posthumous collection from the artist, titled "Lioness: Hidden Treasures," which will feature 12 tracks of previously unreleased and rare recordings that the late singer -- who died in July at age 27 -- made between 2002 and 2008.

The album -- which was compiled by producers Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi -- will be Winehouse's third, following 2003's mildly succesful "Frank" and her 2006 smash breakthrough "Back to Black."

According to the singer's website, the album will include alternate takes of released songs, including a demo version of "Wake Up Alone" and slowed-down recordings of "Tears Dry on Their Own" and "Valerie," as well as her recently released Tony Bennett duet, "Body & Soul," and a duet with rapper Nas titled "Like Smoke."

A portion of the proceeds from each album will also go to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which her family established after her death to help individuals battling addiction.

A release date is set for Dec. 5.


Artists whose posthumous albums were successful:

-- Kurt Cobain/Nirvana
-- Tupac Shakur
-- Michael Jackson
-- Notorious B.I.G.
-- Johnny Cash
-- Janis Joplin
-- Ray Charles

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