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R&B - Released June 17, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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When she positioned herself at the front of the British soul with her first album Sing To The Moon released in March 2013, Laura Mvula suspected that some form of pressure would follow. It is perhaps for this reason she took her time and waited three years before following up with this beautiful alloy of soul, R’N’B, gospel and jazz. In that time, she has gone through divorce as well as the passage into her thirties. With immense emotional pretext, The Dreaming Room is not a reflection of absolute serenity... But then again that's probably what has led the Birmingham singer to record this truly excellent sophomore attempt. Laura Mvula bears her soul quite literally – this is not jumpy and festive, but rather introspective - at times sounding like a modern gospel and even evoking thoughts of Julia Holter. A sense of gravity is evident as the song Phenomenal Woman demonstrates, with its title taken from a poem by Maya Angelou. The great American poet is also one of the main inspirations for this album that impresses especially when the LSO (London Symphony Orchestra) gets in on the act. Nile Rodgers of Chic and jazz guitarist John Scofield are also in support – a wonderful album from the soul singer. © MZ / Qobuz
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R&B - Released November 25, 2016 | RCA Records Label

The Dreaming Room is somehow more sumptuous and emotive than Sing to the Moon, Laura Mvula's impressive 2013 debut. Written and produced primarily with Troy Miller, who she met while working on the soundtrack for 12 Years a Slave, it's another categorically evasive set that updates and amalgamates traditional forms of blues, jazz, R&B, and orchestral pop. For all its unearthly charm, it nurtures the soul. Mvula's rich voice prances across songs of perseverance, salvation, survival, hope, and pride. Everything is transmitted with a contagious form of optimism, even in darker moments like "People," where Mvula mourns "They strip us down and rape our minds, our skin was a terrible thing to live in," then marvels "How glorious, this light in us," her words accentuated with a congruent verse from Wretch 32. The only other guest appearance comes from Nile Rodgers, whose golden and unmistakable rhythm guitar is threaded throughout "Overcome," one of the many highlights of this powerful album. ~ Andy Kellman
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R&B - Released November 4, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released August 17, 2015 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released May 13, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released January 14, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released May 27, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released May 6, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released February 10, 2017 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released February 10, 2017 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released January 13, 2017 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released January 13, 2017 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released December 30, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released April 7, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released April 19, 2016 | RCA Records Label

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R&B - Released October 29, 2012 | RCA Records Label