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Eric Clapton Reunites With Ex-Lover Sheryl Crow in Music

August 19, 2010 (8:16 am) GMT
His first album in five years called 'Clapton' would contain a collaboration with the singer whom he dated back in the '90s.

is set to release his first solo album in five years - with a little help from ex-girlfriend . The guitarist hasn't worked on an individual project since 2005's "", and will release his 19th disc, "", in September.

The album features guest appearances from his ex-lover Crow - who he dated in 1996 - among others. In a statement, Clapton says, "It's an eclectic collection of songs that weren't really on the map - and I like it so much because if it's a surprise to the fans, that's only because it's a surprise to me, as well."

The Brit's last project, 2006's "The Road to Escondido", was a collaboration with singer/songwriter JJ Cale.

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