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Solange’s New Album, 'A Seat At The Table,' Is "a Project On Identity, Empowerment, Independence, Grief and Healing"

Solange Knowles has shared that 'A Seat At The Table,' her follow-up to 2012’s True EP, will arrive digitally very soon.

Solange Knowles’ third studio album is coming sooner than you think.


The singer has shared that A Seat At The Table, her follow-up to 2012’s True EP, will arrive digitally this Friday September 30.

In a press release, Solange described her new album as “a project on identity, empowerment, independence, grief and healing.”

A Seat At The Table will feature collaborations with Lil Wayne, Sampha, Devonte Hynes (Blood Orange), Tweet, Moses Sumney, Q-Tip, The Dream, Kelly Rowland, Kelela and more. See the complete track list below.

Solange announced the project alongside a digital book of lyrics and photos which you can check out at her site.

If you remember, back in 2012, Solange flew to South Africa to shoot her “Losing You” video in Cape Town.

We'll be keeping our eyes peeled for this one.

Tracklist

01 “Rise”

02 “Weary” (“additional vocals blessed by” Tweet)

03 “Interlude: The Glory Is In You”

04 “Cranes In The Sky”

05 “Interlude: Dad Was Mad”

06 “Mad” (Feat. Lil Wayne) (“additional vocals blessed by” Moses Sumney, Tweet)

07 “Don’t You Wait”

08 “Interlude: Tina Taught Me”

09 “Don’t Touch My Hair” (Feat. Sampha)

10 “Interlude: This Moment” (“additional vocals blessed by” Devonte Hynes, Lu)

11 “Where Do We Go” (“additional vocals blessed by” Sean Nicholas Savage)

12 “Interlude: For Us By Us”

13 “F.U.B.U.” (Feat. The Dream & BJ The Chicago Kid) (“additional vocals blessed by” Tweet)

14 “Borderline (An Ode To Self Care)” (Feat. Q-Tip)

15 “Interlude: I Got So Much Magic, You Can’t Have It” (Feat. Kelly Rowland, Nia Andrews)

16 “Junie”

17 “Interlude: No Limits”

18 “Don’t Wish Me Well”

19 “Interlude: Pedestals”

20 “Scales” (Feat. Kelela)

21 “Closing: The Chosen Ones”

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Interview: Wavy The Creator Is Ready to See You Now

The multidisciplinary Nigerian-American artist on tapping into all her creative outlets, creating interesting things, releasing a new single and life during quarantine.

A trip canceled, plans interrupted, projects stalled. It is six months now since Wavy the Creator has had to make a stop at an undisclosed location to go into quarantine and get away from the eye of the pandemic.

The professional recording artist, photographer, writer, fashion artist, designer, and evolving creative has been spending all of this time in a house occupied by other creatives. This situation is ideal. At least for an artist like Wavy who is always in a rapid motion of creating and bringing interesting things to life. The energy around the house is robust enough to tap from and infuse into any of her numerous creative outlets. Sometimes, they also inspire trips into new creative territories. Most recently, for Wavy, are self-taught lessons on a bass guitar.

Wavy's days in this house are not without a pattern, of course. But some of the rituals and personal rules she drew up for herself, like many of us did for internal direction, at the beginning of the pandemic have been rewritten, adjusted, and sometimes ditched altogether. Some days start early and end late. Some find her at her sewing machine fixing up thrift clothes to fit her taste, a skill she picked up to earn extra cash while in college, others find her hard at work in the studio, writing or recording music.

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