Selah Sue

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Four years have gone by since her debut album and Selah Sue might not be over her demons but she’s at least harnessed them to compose the songs of Reason, gorged with energy, light and emotion. These songs sweep you over from the first bars, coming from an artist who’s at once full of life and full of scars, who always seems to be one with her guitar. “Success hasn’t healed my wounds”, she says. “Nothing has really changed. It’s a journey, a battle that will last my entire life”.



Fluttering between waves of electro-soul, trip hop languor and cascades of house beats, Selah Sue finds her true musical identity in Reason. “It’s an equation with many variables”, she says. It’s also a perfect balance that she looked for in several recording studios, mainly in Belgium, but also in London, Jamaica and Los Angeles, with two seasoned producers, the Dane Robin Hannibal (Little Dragon, Kendrick Lamar) and the Swede Ludwig Göransson, known for his work with pop trio HAIM and American rapper Childish Gambino. Selah Sue co-wrote and recorded ‘Together’ with the latter, a radiant hip hop declaration of love, enveloped with urban percussion and dotted synths. “We wrote this track in a few hours, in Los Angeles. It’s my first love song. The melody came straight from my gut. Childish Gambino brought the beats and the off-kilter rhythm in the singing”. ‘Fear Nothing’, another trip hop infused song was composed and produced by Matt Schwartz in London, the London songwriter and DJ who previously co-wrote ‘Dissolved Girl’ with Massive Attack. “I realized for the first time how much a producer could help me assemble the kaleidoscope of sounds I have in my head”, explains Selah Sue. “Ludwig allowed me to move towards a more experimental style, electronic,

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