[Pop] Robert Downey, Jr. Inks Deal

Actor/singer/songwriter/pianist Robert Downey Jr. has inked a solo recording deal with Sony Classical, which will release his as-yet-untitled on November 23.

The album will feature eight original pop compositions, as well as covers of Charlie Chaplin’s “Smile” and Yes’ “Your Move.” Downey portrayed Chaplin in a 1992 film, and an earlier version of “Smile” was used in the film’s closing credits.

Downey, who performed when guest-starring on “Ally McBeal,” has songs that were featured in three films in which he starred: “Too Much Sun,” “Two Girls and a Guy” and “Friends & Lovers.”

Credit: Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

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