Cynthia Erivo will launch her debut album on September 17.
The Grammy and TONY Award-winner and Academy Award nominated star will launch ‘Ch. 1 Vs. 1’ by way of Verve Data.
Cynthia mentioned: “In storytelling, chapter one and verse one is the best way you at all times start, and since I consider I am a storyteller, that is what I wished to do with my music. That is what that is about, simply beginning [and revealing] the human elements of me that you do not typically get to see.
“It will be a wasted alternative to not categorical all that I’m. That is most likely one of many first instances I am going to get to only be myself, and be myself absolutely.”
Cynthia has additionally simply dropped her pop-soul debut single ‘The Good’, which she co-wrote, and it’s accompanied by a music video about Black queer love, intimacy and break-ups.
The video, directed by Mollie Mills, portrays Erivo as a lady remembering the optimistic reminiscences of her failed relationship and he or she wished to seize the subtleties and nuances of affection between two Black girls with a care and intimacy typically absent from such portrayals.
Cynthia defined: “I wished to normalise seeing Black girls in a relationship on display screen, as a result of typically it is actually fetishistic. It was vital to have ‘one thing that felt stuffed with coronary heart’ and informed the story of a relationship that had which means to the couple however simply didn’t work out.”
‘Ch. 1 Vs. 1’ Observe Record
1. ‘What In The World’
4. ‘The Good’
5. ‘Day Off’
6. ‘A Window’
7. ‘I Would possibly Be In Love With You’
8. ‘Candy Sarah’
10. ‘You’re Not Right here’
11. ‘Glowing Up’