Rina Mushonga - In A Galaxy

  • Rina Mushonga - In A Galaxy

Rina Mushonga - In A Galaxy


FormatCD or LP
Released15th February 2019
Catalogue PIASNL0424CD
Barcode 5400863002107

+ Indie LP pressed on limited pink vinyl.

New album from London-based Dutch-Zimbabwean pop innovator Rina Mushonga.
Mushonga doesn’t follow a linear path. The artist’s music—a blend of Afropop, indie, and electro flourishes—is informed by her own zigzagging life journey: Mushonga emigrated from Zimbabwe to the Netherlands, then to the diverse South London suburb of Peckham, where she now lives and works.

Having read Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' for the first time, Mushonga’s self-confessed ‘year of transformation’ ensued drawing upon a myriad of ideas and personal experiences. Full of reflections on the cosmos and our place within it, 'In A Galaxy' is the musical embodiment of these musings whilst Mushonga also admits there’s more than a passing nod to the opening text on 'Star Wars', but on the whole refers to how relative space and time are in how we interact.

A whopping four years in the making, 'In A Galaxy' was recorded in Mushonga’s adopted home in Peckham with producer Brett Shaw, whilst having laid much of the foundations of the tracks together with musical bestie and synth whisperer Frans Verburg in his Rotterdam basement studio.

The resultant cornucopia of intelligent, diverse pop that Mushonga herself describes as sounding like “Paul Simon in a sweaty, African dancehall club”.

1. Pipe Dreamz
2. Good Vacation
3. For A Fool
4. In A Galaxy
5. Narcisc0
6. Tropix
7. Glory_
8. 4qrtrs
9. AtalantA
10. Hey Coach
11. i miss u so much
12. Jungles

Rina Mushonga - In A Galaxy is currently priced at a special preorder rate and will revert to full price on release. That the release date of 15th February 2019 is estimated and subject to change.

Artist Rina Mushonga
Filed Under Indie & Alternative