Solange - A Seat at the Table

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Solange - A Seat at the Table

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InfoCD & LP18th November 2016

The LP format is expected into stock on 9th December 2016

A Seat at the Table is the third full-length album from Solange Knowles, and for our money will be the last time we have to explain that “she is Beyoncé’s sister”. It is one of 2016’s finest funk and soul records, feet in both genres and eloquently moving between the two with confidence and a trail of diverse influences in the mix. It is the archetypical “coming of age” album - as she hits 30 she has released a superbly politically aware album about, in essence, black womanhood. The confidence means that her performances are so measured, it actually feels like she is holding back, there is so much restraint in her delivery. That’s not to say it doesn’t have some wallop - it’s a sexy album for sure. It’s just so well produced, the samples create a perfect balance to the healing and protective vocals, always looking at American social equality and living in 2016 as a black woman.

1. Rise
2. Weary
3. Interlude: The Glory Is In You
4. Cranes In The Sky
5. Interlude: Dad Was Mad
6. Mad feat. Lil Wayne
7. Don't You Wait
8. Interlude: Tina Taught Me
9. Don't Touch My Hair feat. Sampha
10. This Moment
11. Where Do We Go
12. Interlude: For Us By Us
13. F.U.B.U feat. The-Dream & BJ the Chicago Kid
14. Borderline (An Ode to Self Care) feat. Q-Tip
15. Interlude: I Got So Much Magic, You Can Have It feat. Kelly Rowland & Nia Andrews
16. Junie
17. No Limits
18. Don't Wish Me Well
19. Interlude: Pedestals
20. Scales feat. Kelela
21. Closing: The Chosen Ones

Artist Solange
Filed Funk & Soul