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Beverly Glenn-Copeland Pronounces First Album in 19 Years, Shares New Single


Beverly Glenn-Copeland has introduced The Ones Forward, his first new album in virtually 20 years. The follow-up to 2004’s Primal Prayer is ready for launch on July 28 by way of Transgressive. Together with the announcement, Glenn-Copeland has shared the lead single ‘Africa Calling’, which you’ll take a look at beneath.

“Within the ‘80s I had the honour of performing with an unimaginable artist named Dido, a grasp of the drums indigenous to West Africa,” Glenn-Copeland mentioned of the brand new monitor in an announcement. “The fantastic thing about this drumming custom is explored in ‘Africa Calling’. Over time, in lots of conversations, I’ve come to know that I share an undefinable, unnamed feeling – a calling – with many different members of the African diaspora, a bone-deep have to discover and specific our heritage. Alongside the grief, there’s a longing to know our roots, hidden from us as household traces had been torn aside within the horrible days of the trans-Atlantic slave commerce. In a world nonetheless caught within the ties of colonialism, I do know I’m not alone in needing to heed the decision of this generations-old longing.”

Glenn-Copeland made The Ones Forward with producer John Herbermann and Indigo Rising, the band who joined him on his inaugural European tour. It was recorded at a distant studio in Nova Scotia in late 2021 and accomplished in 2022.

In 2021, Glenn-Copeland launched Keyboard Fantasies Reimagined, a remix album that includes reimagined variations of songs from his 1986 LP by artists akin to Arca, Blood Orange, Julia Holter, and Kelsey Lu. Extra just lately, the xx’s Romy sampled Glenn-Copeland on her new single ‘Take pleasure in Your Life’.

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The Ones Forward Cowl Paintings:

The Ones Forward Tracklist:

1. Africa Calling
2. Harbour (Music For Elizabeth)
3. Love Takes All
4. Folks Of The Loon
5. Stand Anthem
6. The Ones Forward
7. Prince Caspian’s Dream
8. Lakeland Angel
9. No Different



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