Loraine James, Reflection
Loraine James, Reflection

Loraine James, Reflection 

Released on 4th June 2021 

Limited Edition Purple Vinyl / CD / Digital

Vinyl Ships around 9th June.

Loraine James comes with her second album for Hyperdub, made in the summer of 2020. Reflection is a turbulent expression of inner-space, laid out in unflinching honesty, that offers gentle empathy and bitter-sweet hope.
2020 was tough for Loraine; unable to tour and build on the success of For You And I, Loraine was prolific in the studio, self releasing, plus releasing the well received stepping-stone Nothing EP, which realised a unique pop sensibility she develops more here. Her 2020 listening habits - Drill and R&B seep through into Reflection too. In contrast to the brash splashes of For You And I and the grimey anger of Nothing, Reflection is pared down and confident, taking the listener through how the year felt as a young Black queer woman and her acolytes in a world that has suddenly stopped moving.

Featuring vocals from Eden Samara, Baths, Le3 bLACK, Xzavier Stone, Nova, Iceboy Violet, who compliment her own diaristic lyrics.

 

Built to Last (Ft Xzavier Stone)
Let's Go
Simple Stuff
Black Ting ( Ft Le3 bLACK
Insecure Behaviour and Fuckery (Ft Nova)
Self Doubt (Leaving The Club Early)
On The Lake Outside (Ft Baths)
Reflection
Change
Running Like That (Ft Eden Samara)
We're Building Something New (Ft Iceboy Violet)