Sarah Williams White ‎– Of The New World

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First Word Records ‎– FW143
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Vinyl, LP, Album
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A1 Rewind
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
A2 Arrival
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
A3 Rainmaker
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
A4 Adrift
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
A5 Winter Sun
Composed By – Sarah Williams White, Timmy Rickard
A6 Dust Dreams
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
A7 New World
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
B1 Hum, Part I
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
B2 Hum, Part II
Composed By – Sarah Williams White
B3 Poison
Composed By – Sarah Williams White, Timmy Rickard
B4 No Man's Land
Composed By – Sarah Williams White, Timmy Rickard
B5 Starting Ground
Composed By – Sarah Williams White

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‘Of The New World’ is the debut album from South London singer & producer Sarah Williams White. Sarah is part of a new wave of artists from her corner of London that includes Mo Kolours, Henry Wu as well as her brother Paul White. A multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Sarah cites influences including Jamie Lidell, Erykah Badu and PJ Harvey as well as more contemporary acts such as Hiatus Kaiyote, Jamie Woon and Thundercat. Her sound mixes soulful, intricate vocals with subtle beats and layered harmonies.

Over 12 tracks (7 songs and 5 interludes / soundscapes), this mini-album showcases Sarah’s range of abilities. Tracks like ‘Hum’ and ‘Winter Sun’ highlight her delicate yet powerfully soulful voice, whilst ‘Rainmaker’ and ‘New World’ show her ear for unusual beats and deft musicianship. Elsewhere the hypnotic interludes (‘Arrival’, ‘Adrift) would not be out of place in the more abstract work of her fellow South Londoners over at the 22a label.

Over it’s all too brief 27 minutes this is an album that draws the listener into it’s unique sound – drawing an ethereal thread through a work of wide and ambitious influences. With fans including Lauren Laverne (BBC 6 Music), John Kennedy (Radio X), Dan Le Sac, Nick Luscombe (Late Junction) and more, this is just the beginning for one of the rarer talents that you’ll hear in 2015.

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