Toni Braxton announces first solo album in 8 years, releases new single
Toni Braxton is ready to un-break her fans' hearts!
The R&B singer is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her self-titled debut album by releasing her first solo album in eight years. On Monday, Braxton announced plans for Sex and Cigarettes, with her ninth studio album set for a March 23 release by Def Jam.
Braxton's follow-up to her and Babyface's Grammy Award-winning collaboration album Love, Marriage & Divorce will include the previously released "Deadwood," a duet with Colbie Caillat, and the newly released single "Long As I Live," which you can listen to below. No word if "Heart Away," Braxton's recent song with rumored boyfriend Birdman will be on the new album. <iframe src="https://open.spotify.com/embed/track/00guKc90emnFt9hRQANNwB" width="300" height="380" frameborder="0" class="" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen="" resize="0" replace_attributes="1" name=""></iframe>
This spring, the singer is also heading out for a North American tour despite her ongoing battle with lupus. "I feel so blessed because the doctors told me I would never be able to perform, I would never be able to travel or anything, but, you know, whole different plan for me," she recently told PEOPLE.