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Scarlett Johansson's Debut Album Finds a Release Date

January 25, 2008 (2:59 am) GMT
The first album of Scarlett Johansson will be dropped in Spring, containing her rendition of Tom Waits' classics.

will release her debut album this year. While it's no longer a secret that she holds a passion in the music field, the acclaimed actress chooses to have a cover album for her first instead of an album full of new materials.

Johansson who will portray the titular character on '', has compiled her rendition of song. The production is taken by Dave Sitek from and collaborations come from guitarist, Nick Zinner, and Celebration's Sean Antanaitis.

Johansson recorded the album in Maurice, Lousiana at a Dockside studio. Not only is her voice considered on the same level to the late but it is also predicted to earn her a Grammy, said the Dockside studio owner Steve Nails.

The album which is titled '' consists of 10 cover tracks and an original material. It will be released on May 20 via Rhino Entertainment's Atco imprint, according to Billboard.com.

Johansson's first public singing is when she served as the backing vocal of reunited The Jesus and Mary Chain at the 2007 Coachella Festival, singing 'Just Like Honey'.

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