Stand For Myself
Easy Eye Sound, Distributed by Concord.
I loved Yola’s 2019 debut, Walk Through Fire. It seemed to come out of nowhere – and probably arrived in front of my ears because I have a special fondness for anything that Dan Auerbach has a hand in outside of his up and down approach to making music as one half of The Black Keys. He has a pretty much perfect strike rate on his outside production duties, including some real finds. One of which is the artist born Yolanda Quartey, a British soul singer who can do anything from the disco-tinged soul of Dancing Away In Tears to country-soul weepies like Great Divide. Read More