R+B star Alicia Keys will follow in the footsteps of Christina Aguilera, Pink and Courtney Love by collaborating with super songwriter Linda Perry. The singer/actress is teaming up with the famed musician on her next album which is due to be released in October (07). She tells MTV, "I'm actually really interested in working with the young lady that I've been working with on my album. "I can't explain how excited I am about this music. (Perry has) written a tremendous amount of incredible work. And us together, us as both being musicians and being writers has really created this incredible music."