After Cancer Surgery, Sharon Jones Is Back with New Music

Underrated funk singer Sharon Jones continues to prove how cool she is: after a successful operation for stage-one bile duct cancer, the frontwoman for The Dap-Kings announced she’s ready to come back. Not just that: she’s got a new song out! Watch the animated video for lead single “Retreat!” above. Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will release their new album in January, followed by Jones’ first performance in over a year at the Beacon Theater in February. [via Consequence of Sound]