Soul isn't so much a genre as a quality.
Aretha Franklin has soul, but then so too does Nicolas Jaar. It's a measurement of feeling, a spiritual term for a post-spiritual age.
Kadija Kamara has soul. Steeped in those great 60s talents - think Stax over Motown, though - her voice trembles with feeling. New single 'Loving From The Past' is set to be released on September 15th, and as a treat Clash have grabbed the video before anyone else.
A simple, effective arrangement, the strummed guitar is matched to a near-gospel delivery from Kadija Kamara. Building and building in intensity, this is a curiously idiosyncratic approach to the legacy of soul.
Watch it now.
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'Loving From The Past' is set to be released on September 15th.
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