Revealing her first single, Music and Other Drugs would like to introduce you to Hope Tala steps out with the gorgeous ” Blue”.
Hope Tala is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from London who combines her two loves of music and literature to create songs exhibiting mournful, soft melodies laced with nostalgic literary references. Her influences include Lauryn Hilll, D’Angelo and Shakespeare, which culminate in a unique lyricism and sound that encapsulates aspects of neo-soul, rap and lyric poetry. Speaking on “Blue”, Hope Tala states:
“In ‘Blue’, I wanted the subject matter – the haunting nature of unrequited love – to really manifest itself in the listener’s head through a combination of metaphor in the lyrics and stripped back production in the music”
Listen to her debut single below.