Happy Music On Monday Folks!
Kendra Morris’ “Concrete Waves” isn’t a newbie, but its definitely a goodie. The track was released in November of 2011 via Wax Poetics Records. I myself heard it for the first time a few weeks ago; the gritty throwback instrumentals sucked me in and haven’t been quite able to leave it out of my daily music rotation ever since.
The NY-based singer/songwriter uses her powerful voice to illustrate an impactful soul-rendering tale of getting caught up with a person or situation that feels good on the come up but rough on the way down…
“The metaphor dawned on me, it’s the comparison of riding a concrete wave as opposed to riding an ocean wave. You do these crazy things from pavement to air and you are soaring but if you fall you’re caught by the gravel and pebbles,” Kendra says. “But it was so great for those few seconds in the air or gliding down that ramp.” [Via RollingStone]
I think we can all relate.
“Concrete Waves” was produced by Wax Poetics, Nick Sasso, and Casa de Luz. Also make sure to check out the DJ Premier remix here. Kendra’s latest album, Banshee is also out now.
For more about Kendra Morris visit her website: KendraMorrisMusic.com
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