Los Angeles-based pianist, producer, composer, and Solange collaborator John Carroll Kirby has surprise-released a brand new album. Kirby’s eight-track Battle LP is out now through Stones Throw. Hear it beneath.
Kirby introduced his subsequent studio album My Backyard early this 12 months. It’s nonetheless slated to reach April 24 (through Stones Throw). Battle is a set of instrumental piano compositions recorded roughly one 12 months in the past, that are the results of “attempting to just accept the duality of the world, and thru that discover peace,” as Kirby places it in a press launch. Kirby determined to launch Battle now “in response to the escalating world disaster, with the hope that it would assist fortify the listener and induce interior calm,” the press launch provides.
Along with collaborating with Solange on Once I Get Residence, Kirby has additionally labored with Frank Ocean, Bat for Lashes, Kali Uchis, and others. Kirby shared My Backyard’s lead single “Blueberry Beads” again in January.
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01 A Pilgrims Path
02 Anthony Joshua in My Home (Anthony Joshua at Residence)
03 Strolling By way of a Home The place a Household Has Lived
04 Iconic Portraits Mutilated In the course of the Spanish Civil Struggle
05 Who Will Substitute Brandon Lee
06 Canyon (Ready Alive in a Canyon)
07 Inside a Break