Chronicles of a Diamond: Transparent Red Vinyl LPATO0654LPC
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Label: ATO Records
Release Date: 27th October
Black Pumas add a lush sprinkling of psychedelic soul, jazz funk and some otherworldly gifts of the spiritual to their sound. The result is a fuzzy blues soul band playing to the cosmic church.
For those who dig: Michael Kiwanuka, Durand Jones and the Indications, Curtis Harding, Leon Bridges...
When Black Pumas made their self-titled debut in 2019, the Austin-bred duo set off a reaction almost as combustible and rapturous as their music itself. Along with earning a career total of seven Grammy Award nominations (including Album Of The Year) and winning praise from leading outlets like Pitchfork and Rolling Stone, singer/songwriter Eric Burton and guitarist/producer Adrian Quesada achieved massive success as a live act, touring large theatres all over Europe and North and South America and delivering a transcendent show Burton aptly refers to as “electric church.” As they set to work on their highly awaited sophomore album, the band broadened their palette to include a dazzling expanse of musical forms: heavenly hybrids of soul and symphonic pop, mind-bending excursions into jazz-funk and psychedelia, starry-eyed love songs that feel dropped down from the cosmos. Wilder and weirder and more extravagantly composed than its predecessor, Chronicles of a Diamond arrives as the fullest expression yet of Black Pumas’ frenetic creativity and limitless vision.