AceShowbiz - %cCee-Lo% Green has dropped new single, a tribute track to %cRobin Williams%. Aptly titled "Robin Williams", the song debuted on Cee-Lo's website on Friday, July 17 with an interactive video showing the lyrics typed into Google search bars.
The new song is Cee-Lo's first solo single in more than two years. It is a part of his upcoming fifth studio album "Heart Blanche" which is due out on November 13. " 'Robin Williams' is a homage to our humanity," the singer said in a statement, "centered [on] the strength it takes to smile in the face of adversity."
The lyrics include, "Oh what a night, oh what a night / tears in my eyes, staring up at the sky in disbelief / I've got a voice in my head, voice in my head, that's what it said / All we really need is comic relief / But I'm afraid of not being able to laugh anymore."
"We don't know, what the next man's going through / Wish I could say it in a plainer way / I said, we don't know, life reminds me of Robin Williams / We've got to laugh the pain away," it continues.
Cee-Lo goes on mentioning late stars %cJohn Belushi%, %cRichard Pryor% and %cPhilip Seymour Hoffman%, lamenting the loss of "heroes."