A thread for Raveena and her debut album LUCID (31 May 2019)

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Raveena makes aqueous, delicate R&B that's not dissimilar to Corinne Bailey Rae's The Heart Speaks In Whispers, or KING's floatier moments. Her track "Honey" narrowly missed placing in last year's ILX '77.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy4RebilRSI

She's just announced that her first album, Lucid, will be out in two weeks' time. There's no tracklist available yet but I presume "Honey" will be included, along with more recent singles "Temptation", "Mama", and "Stronger" (released today).

Her EP from 2017, Shanti, is also worth a listen.

Let's anticipate and luxuriate!

monotony, Friday, 17 May 2019 02:32 (eight months ago) link

I didn't realise her album was coming so soon. Honey was one of the best songs of last year. Really excited for the rest of the album.

kitchen person, Friday, 17 May 2019 02:56 (eight months ago) link

I’m Jeff W and I endorse this thread

Jeff W, Friday, 17 May 2019 08:51 (eight months ago) link

really liked “honey,” down for this

american bradass (BradNelson), Friday, 17 May 2019 11:52 (eight months ago) link

cosigned. "Stronger" is great--maybe an obvious trick, but making a song with that title so skeletal is v effective. The "Mama" video is extremely <3

rob, Friday, 17 May 2019 13:58 (eight months ago) link

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D6x9xDRXkAAxafY.jpg

Looks like none of the pre-2019 tracks are on the album.

Jeff W, Friday, 17 May 2019 18:59 (eight months ago) link

two weeks pass...

after a couple of listens: one of the best lying-in-a-sun-dappled-hammock-late-in-the-afternoon albums ever.

monotony, Saturday, 1 June 2019 07:57 (seven months ago) link

Such a gorgeous album. I would have liked Honey to have been included, but it's still such a strong album anyway.

kitchen person, Sunday, 2 June 2019 05:09 (seven months ago) link

this turned out to be the perfect record for erasing the tension caused by a crappy day

old cloud yells at man (voodoo chili), Thursday, 13 June 2019 20:12 (seven months ago) link

six months pass...

this dropped in december, beautiful

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pre9lE3Wa78

culture of mayordom (voodoo chili), Friday, 10 January 2020 23:41 (two weeks ago) link


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