A long-lost Marvin Gaye album from 1972 has been unearthed

Motown Records have announced the release of You’re The Man, a lost Marvin Gaye album recorded in 1972 as a follow-up to his acclaimed 1971 LP What’s Going On.

The album is set to feature all of Gaye’s solo and non-soundtrack recordings from 1972, and will land on March 29 – four days before what would have been Gaye’s 80th birthday.

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An album’s worth of lost material recorded by Marvin Gaye in 1972 is set for release this March, just in time for his 80th birthday.

In addition to the announcement, Motown have shared the very first track from the release. My Last Chance has been mixed by Salaam Remi, and is available for listening below.

You’re The Man will arrive across streaming services and as a double-vinyl physical set. Pre-order your copy here.