Alan Parsons is back in the record-making game with his first album in 15 years set for release in April.
Parsons says The Secret features "musical and lyrical themes that are very close to my heart and my own interests and passions. I do not really want to reveal a lot about it, except that for the moment everything that surrounds The Secret is going to be just that -- a secret!”
Among the singers on the album, his first studio effort since 2004's A Valid Path , are Lou Gramm and Jason Mraz .
Parsons set sail today (Sunday) on Justin Hayward 's On the Blues Cruise. He will then follow it up with shows on the East and West Coasts, in Canada and in Europe through June.
Parsons is also celebrating his first ever Grammy win for Best Immersive Audio Album . He had 12 other nominations, dating back to 1974 for his engineering work on Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd .