Credit: Sue BalinMarty Balin has been out of commission for a while because of unspecified medical issues, but the founding Jefferson Airplane and longtime Jefferson Starship singer has revealed that he’s recently finished work on a new studio album called Feeling the Love Again.

On his official blog, Balin reports that the album “has a full band sound with special guest appearances from other well-known amazing artists.” Marty also says that there’s some label interest in record and he “[w]ill decide soon who takes it and runs with it!”

In addition, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer reports that he’s already written songs for his next album after Feeling the Love Again, which he’s planning to begin recording in the fall.

Meanwhile, the singer tells fans who are wondering when he’ll start giving concerts again that “patience is a virtue,” adding, “For now, I am still recovering at home and getting stronger every day! My music and painting are keeping me busy!”

He also thanks his fans “for being so supportive and concerned during this rough period of time,” adding, “It is for you that I perform and write songs. Your energy and love keeps me inspired.”

Balin says that he will continue to post updates about the status of Feeling the Love Again on his official website and Facebook page.

Marty’s most recent studio album was The Greatest Love, an album of original tunes that came out in February 2016. He also released a collection of new versions of Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship songs called Good Memories in December 2015.

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