Asa – Beautiful Imperfection (US edition) to be released Sept 6th on Naïve records
ASA – BEAUTIFUL IMPERFECTION // out Sept 6, 2011
Nigerian songstress Asa will release her soulful and uplifting sophomore album, Beautiful Imperfection, in the US on September 6th through Naïve Records.
Building upon the tremendous international success of her 2007 self-titled debut, Asa expands both her emotional and stylistic range on her follow-up.
Features and album reviews upcoming in Details, Nylon, Relix, MTV Iggy, AOL Spinner, Bust, Okay Player and more.
“Powerful vocals that channel Amy Winehouse at her peak… and lyrics that recall Bob Marley and Marvin Gaye” – Teen Vogue
“Asa’s smoldering vocals weave genres together beautiful, creating ultracatchy melodies that get stuck in your head and stay there” – BUST Magazine
“This Paris-born, Lagos-raises songstress’s likable pop reveals the influences of Bob Marley, Fela Kuti and Erykah Badu” – Details
”One song that I become obsessed with. (…) “Why Can’t We” by Asa. a burst of positive energy – KCRW
“Asa’s smokey voice and velveteen melodies can’t help but evoke a gentle joie de vivre” – Yahoo Music Home Page
“This swinging hybrid of soul, pop, reggae, and Nigerian music is (…) showcasing Asa’s sincere songwriting and mellow, seductive voice.” – AOL Music + Album listening party wk of 8/29
“Asa will be on your radar after you hear her sun-soaked single ‘Why Can’t We,’ a veritable summer anthem” AOL Spinner
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