Hope Tala Aims For Directness On ‘Bad Love God’

Check out her new single...

London vocalist Hope Tala continues her journey with new song ‘Bad Love God’.

The singer is forever open to absorbing new influences, with her soulful fusion building into something singular. A potent live artist, Hope Tala will support American R&B star SZA at BST Hyde Park this weekend, joining a bill that also includes Sampha and Snoh Aalegra.

New single ‘Bad Love God’ couldn’t have come at a better time. Tapping into the directness of her live performances, the up-beat arrangement allows Hope Tala to tap into deeply held emotions.

Designed for her to have fun onstage, ‘Bad Love God’ is about being drawn into someone’s web – it might be good, it might be bad, but at the start it’s always thrilling.

Delivered with confidence, she comments…

Around the time I wrote ‘Bad Love God’ I was playing a lot of live shows and kept gravitating towards upbeat, intense songs that would be fun to sing on stage. Sometimes when writing a song I’m attempting to convey a personal experience in an authentic, sometimes brutal way that attempts to get as close to the bone of truth as possible.

On other occasions something I feel becomes the inspiration for a story that then takes on its own life. ‘Bad Love God’ was written on a hot summer’s day when I was drawn to telling a dramatic tale inspired by the grip of having a new romantic obsession.

Tune in now.

Photo Credit: Sie Romero

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