Anushka

Yemaya

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‘Yemaya’ is the long-awaited new album and Tru Thoughts debut from future soul and electronica duo Anushka. The LP takes its name from the Orisha Yemaya - the Goddess ofthe Sea, protector of women and the Eternal Mother in the Santeria/Yoruba religion. It is believed in Santeria that Yemaya guidesand supports her children, helping them to grow; as explored with the reference to the life-giving essence of water in focus track”Bad Weather”. Celebrating their progression and those who have helped them on the way, the title expresses the oneness that theduo felt making the record. This growth is explored on album opener “So Far Journey”. Written by Victoria Port (singer/songwriter) as a “call to the ancestors”,the track explores coming back to yourself and who you truly are after a period of feeling displaced and lost. With astrally chargedsynths from Max Wheeler (producer), it sits alongside the cosmic love story of “You My Love” and the luminous “Serenity”. Speaking of the latter, Port adds: “It’s that feeling when a person makes it feel like home wherever you are. When something isstressful and you know they can help you find your peace”.

TRACK LISTING

So Far Journey
You My Love
Speak To Me
You Mine
Brave
Bad Weather
Breathe
Serenity
Go
Free Will
Did I Wake You
Move Right Through Me
We Live In Hope

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