Sony Music Australia has today announced the long-awaited release of a brand new album by US soul star Maxwell. The singer, who’s been off the pOp radar since the turn of the century, is set to release ‘Black’, the first in a trilogy of albums ‘Black’, ‘Summers’ and ‘Night’ at the beginning of July. The second and third parts of the trilogy will be released in 2010 and 2011 respectively. First single from the album of new material is the rather beautiful ‘Pretty Wings’, which will be taken to radio on Friday May 15. The singer is about to hit the road in the United States to promote the new album.