Spirituals - Santigold - LP

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Spirituals is Santigold's first full - length album since 2016's 99¢, and was mostly recorded during the 2020 lockdown. "All of a sudden there I was with three small children out of school - just - turned - two - year - old twins and a six - year - old - I was cooking, cleaning, doing laundry and changing diapers from morning to night, with three little k ids coming in and out of my bed throughout each night like musical chairs. I was losing touch with the artist me, stuck in a part of myself that was too small. I felt the other parts of me were shrinking, disappearing." Santigold struggled but succeeded in defining a space in which she could center herself and collaborate virtually with producers and contributors: Rostam, Boys Noize, Dre Skull, P2J, Nick Zinner, SBTRKT, JakeOne, Illangelo, Doc McKinney, Psymun, Ricky Blaze, Lido, Ray Brady, and Ryan Olson . "Recording this album was a way back to myself after being stuck in survival mode. It wasn't until I made the space to create that I realized I wasn't only creating music but a lifeline," she says. California was on fire, we were hiding from a plague, th e social justice protests were unfolding. "I'd never written lyrics faster in my life. After having total writer's block, they started pouring out. I decided to create the future, to look towards where we are going, to create beauty and pull towards that b eauty. I need that for myself, but it's also there for whoever else needs it."

  • Disc 1, Track: 1 - My Horror
  • Disc 1, Track: 2 - Nothing
  • Disc 1, Track: 3 - High Priestess
  • Disc 1, Track: 4 - Ushers of the New World
  • Disc 1, Track: 5 - Witness
  • Disc 1, Track: 6 - Shake
  • Disc 1, Track: 7 - The Lasty
  • Disc 1, Track: 8 - No Paradise
  • Disc 1, Track: 9 - Ain't Ready
  • Disc 1, Track: 10 - Fall First