The Grammy-winning R&B superstar is prepping the release of her fifth album, Girl on Fire, and as she puts it, it will be her most "empowering" work.
On "Not Even The King", a beat never drops. Instead, we hear Keys croon over the keys in this 3-minute track.
The singer performed the title track on the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards this past Sunday, with a special appearance from Nicki Minaj and Olympic gold medalist, Gabby Douglass.
Alicia Keys' Girl on Fire hits stores this November.