Posted In Electronic,New Music,Soul by Speeakz
The reason Erykah Badu remains a favourite artist of mine is her fearless attitude towards creating music with artists less ‘established’ (or rather, ‘known’) than her. 16 years after her landscape-shifting debut Badu has maintained her relevance by continually pushing her experimentalism – her discography speaks for itself. She’s now teamed up with another favourite of mine/ours, British producer Bonobo who in 2010 released his seminal Black Sands LP.
‘Heaven For a Sinner’ unifies Bonobo’s intricate and emotional productions with Erykah’s future-soulism, the combination of which results in something quite beautiful. The ballads understated stature is a big part of what makes this such a lovely pairing. ‘Heaven For a Sinner’ is taken off Bonobo’s upcoming fifth album The North Borders due out in April.