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Laura Mvula Releases Debut LP, 'Sing To The Moon'

UK singer Laura Mvula releases her debut album, 'Sing Me To The Moon'


U.K. singer, songwriter and composer Laura Mvula has officially released her debut album Sing To The Moon today, which means if you're like us, your musical crush can come full circle into complete fandom (or maybe stan-dom? We're not here to judge). A classically trained student of composition, Mvula and her seductive voice are not the only stars on the LP, as her lush arrangements find her layering vocals on top of bells, hand-claps, and even more of her own vocals to create a work that manages to be both rhythmically complex and soothing at the same time. Composing an album that incorporates jazz, pop, and soul influences while staying refreshingly innovative is no easy task, but Mvula handles both feats with deft and grace. In case you missed our drop of her video for 'Green Garden' last month, we've included it below so you waste no time getting caught up - and for those of you in the London area, Mvula will be taking the stage tonight at Tabernacle if you'd like to see her live (trust us, you do). Be sure to grab Sing To The Moon on iTunes now.

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In light of all that he has endured, Emtee sounds deeply reflective, wiser and in tune with his true self on 'LOGAN'.

LOGAN, Emtee's third full-length album, counts as his first offering since making a foray into independence, following his departure from Ambitiouz Entertainment in 2019 and the subsequent formation of his own imprint, Emtee Records.

LOGAN continues Emtee's long-standing tradition of naming his albums after people dear to him. His first album, released in 2015, was named Avery after his firstborn son. His second album, Manando (2017), was named after a deceased OG of his from his hood, who used to protect and guide him back in the day. The current album is named after his second-born son, Logan. The only deviation from this tradition has been the naming of his EPs DIY (2015) and DIY 2 (2018). Even then, he still managed to have a silhouette image of him and his two sons on the cover of DIY 2.

Since debuting in 2015 with the smash hit "Roll Up", Emtee (real name Mthembini Devu) has had a decorated yet tumultuous career. As the marquee artist of the then-emerging record label Ambitiouz Entertainment, he was poised for greatness given his sheer talent and star power.

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