In a statement announcing the album, Robin’s widow, Dwina Gibb, revealed that a song, called “Sydney,” will be featured on the 17-track album, and explained that Robin had hoped to record it professionally with brother Barry Gibb, saying, “(Robin) missed his twin brother Maurice, who had passed away; but when he closed his eyes, the three young brothers were back in Sydney, Australia, happy together with their dreams and hopes for the future. Their future creations of course affected the world. The fragment of song is poignant, wistful, beautiful, and unfinished. It belongs on this album as one of his last works. He cried when he wrote it, and I wept when I heard it.”
Coming on September 30th is the posthumous release of Robin Gibb’s final album, 50 St. Catherine’s Drive, named after the house on the Isle Of Man where he and his late twin brother Maurice Gibb were born. Robin died of kidney failure at the age of 62 on May 20th, 2012 after battling colon and liver cancer.
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