Amy Winehouse Back in Studio For Quincy Jones Tribute Album

The singer recorded "It's My Party" with producer Mark Ronson

By Lauren Bertolini
|  Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010  |  Updated 8:31 PM CDT
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Amy Winehouse Back in Studio For Quincy Jones Tribute Album

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Amy Winehouse makes a surprise appearance as she performs with Mark Ronson (R) at the 100 Club on July 6, 2010 in London, England.

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Fans can expect new music from Amy Winehouse for the first time in years.

Winehouse has recorded a track for "Q: Soul Bossa Nostra," a tribute album celebrating Quincy Jones' top hits, according to the Associated Press.

The troubled singer hasn't released any new music since the 2006 debut of her five-time Grammy winning album "Back to Black."

Winehouse worked with producer Mark Ronsen to record a cover of the 1963 Lesley Gore hit "It's My Party" -- the R&B legend produced the track. The duo worked together on "Back to Black" and "Valerie," a single from the producer's 2007 album "Version."

"Amy and I are both incredibly honoured and excited to be recording this song for Quincy. The regard she holds him in is second to none," Ronson said in a statement released Wednesday. "We've gone back and forth on this track, fixing and improving it until we were satisfied it was good enough for Quincy."

There were not any specifics released as to why the pair chose "It's My Party," but back in March 2010 Jones offered a vague explanation in a release announcing the album.

"Each artist picked a song that resonated with them for different reasons. I am honored that everyone wanted to be a part of this celebration of these songs. They all made them their own and knocked them out of the park."

In a statement release Wednesday Jones said of Winehouse, "Amy's talents as an artist are undisputable and I am astounded not only by her voice but by her tremendous knowledge of and respect for music and its history."

"I am thrilled that she and Mark wanted to be a part of this album and I absolutely love what they did to make the song their own."

The album is due out in November and will include tracks featuring Usher, Akon, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Hudson, Mary J. Blige, T-Pain and more.

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