Stream Michael McDonald’s First Album Of New Songs In 17 Years

After releasing a trio of cover albums nine years ago, R&B legend Michael McDonald will release his first album of new songs in 17 years next week. It’s called Wide Open, and you can stream it now on NPR. Earlier in the season we asked McDonald, who has written some excellent songs in his life, to tell us what he thinks the song of the summer is; read our Q&A here.