Rod Stewart will release his first album of original material in over a decade sometime in the Spring.  Since the release of 2001's Human album, Stewart has released multiple albums of cover songs ranging from pop standards to classic rock to Motown covers and he will soon release a Christmas album.

Stewart tells Billboard that the album is done.  Stewart produced it himself and he says, "It's all finished, mixed, everything...Just a good, old-fashioned Rod Stewart album."

The songs have a more mature rock sound, according to Stewart.  He says, "There's no Hot Legs or Do Ya Think I'm Sexy.  But, they're, I think, songs people can relate to."

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