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Soulful Realism & Sublime Songwriting: E.J.’s New Album ‘Reminiscence’ Captures the Heart and Soul of R&B

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Soulful Realism & Sublime Songwriting: E.J.’s New Album ‘Reminiscence’ Captures the Heart and Soul of R&B

June 24
17:30 2024
British-Nigerian artist E.J. Delivers a timeless musical journey with her latest release set to drop on July 20th, 2024.

British-Nigerian singer, songwriter, and published author Elizabeth Laade Johnson, known professionally as E.J., is set to release her new album, ‘Reminiscence,’ on July 20th, 2024. The album celebrates the sheer uplift and escapism of soulful music in its most raw and authentic state, with the intoxicating and timeless album Reminiscence. This new album is set to captivate listeners with its heartfelt songs and emotional depth.

Formerly a biomedical graduate, E.J has always been inspired by music and storytelling. These cornerstones of her life are vividly expressed in Reminiscence, showcasing her distinct vocals and powerful songwriting. The album delves into themes of love, heartbreak, and self-discovery, creating a journey through a plethora of emotions.

Humble rock and soul-kissed soundscapes back up E.J.’s evocative vocals as she explores the ache and passion of love in the phenomenal opener Crazy Love.

Performances vary from quiet and intimate to bold and compelling, maintaining a soul-driven mood with subtle hints of influence from Afro and mainstream Pop. E.J.’s unique vocal and writing style shines through, offering an eclectic yet cohesive sound.

For “I’ll Pretend,” the album moves into a breathtaking arrangement reminiscent of a Gospel ballad. “Pieces Of My Heart” features retro keys, drums, and subtle horns, creating a nostalgic groove that perfectly complements E.J.’s sensational vocals as she navigates the highs and lows of love

Committed to authenticity in its personal storytelling, Reminiscence captures the clear emotional depth of E.J.’s voice. Whether delivering the euphoric energy and gritty pace of I’m Not Ready For Love or the smooth, melodic warmth of What Good Is A Heart, the album consistently reflects a deep desire to maintain realness and humanity.

In My Dreams is another standout, a piano-led ballad of intimacy and revelation that builds beautifully towards an enchanting and impassioned crescendo. On the flip side, E.J. offers a hypnotic groove and soulfully confident performance with the aptly-titled floor-filler Get Stepping To It.

E.J.’s ability to intertwine effective songwriting and storytelling is second to none. The 15 tracks of this project, including the exotic bounce of Magic in the Air and the heart-breaking honesty of Another Man, blend ambient and conceptual power with heartfelt authenticity. Despite the album’s versatility, it consistently showcases E.J.’s strength of character and integrity.

Wrapping things up is a seductively soulful guitar groove and a remarkable vocal performance from E.J. Goodbye encapsulates the peak of this journey that is Reminiscence, a final closing of the door secured by a shoulder-swaying blues groove and a long-form, raspy and intoxicating voice. There’s a certain celebratory sense of overcoming the delivery but also a poignant emotional longing that rightfully reflects upon all that’s come to pass. The song captures the essence of this bittersweet Goodbye in everything from arrangement to delivery and production and makes for one last highlight from an album loaded with superb tracks.

Set to release on July 20th, 2024, Reminiscence is an album that devotes itself to unity and truth, reflecting the complexities of the heart and soul. E.J. has already garnered tens of thousands of followers on social media and streaming platforms, and the launch of Reminiscence is poised to expand her audience and enhance her reputation as a compelling and authentic artist.

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Company Name: E.J
Contact Person: Sarah Joseph (artist manager)
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City: London
Country: United Kingdom