Ripples (Echoes of Dreams)

Format: CD
Release Date: 6/1/2018
Label: MPS
Style(s): Vocal
Availability: In Stock
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Maybe you can't hold on to a dream, but dreams can trigger strong emotional cross-currents. And so it was for singer Malia on her popular, long-lived Echoes of Dreams. Released in 2004, the songs on that album form the basis for her new recording, "Ripples". It is not a remake in the normal sense; rather, these emotive ebbs and flows are direct links to this British-African artist's highly emotional acknowledgement of her roots. Accompanied by pianist Alexandre Saada's sensitive play and his arrangements for the string trio, Malia has radically stripped down her original work, moving from the playful pop-jazz style of her earlier career towards a raw, blues and soul-drenched sound that, more than ever, relies on the strength and passion of her voice. Malia reflects on the motivations behind once again sounding the echoes of her dreams: "Sometimes life gives you a chance to realign. I feel that I often have a better understanding of my lyrics today than when I wrote them. With the experiences I've lived through, including the hard times, I've had a strong inner desire to re-work the songs." After six stylishly eclectic albums, Malia's re-worked songs on "Ripples" reveal an artist who lays down new challenges for her listeners.

1. Unfastened
Length: 03:16
2. Maddy
Length: 02:34
3. Little Darling
Length: 03:28
4. After the Love
Length: 02:37
5. Echoes of Dreams
Length: 04:06
6. Little Bee
Length: 04:03
7. Little Sparrow
Length: 02:46
8. Mary Mary
Length: 05:00
9. My Love
Length: 03:57
10. Unfolding
Length: 04:56
11. Man in Your Eyes
Length: 03:55
12. I Miss You
Length: 03:58
Album Details
Disc Count: 1
Total Length: 44:36
UPC: 4029759127390