Meshell Ndegeocello Gives Us 'Conviction' And Announces Album 'Comet, Come To Me'
"Bitter" songstress Meshell Ndegeocello has returned with a new song called "Conviction" which serves as the lead single lifted from her forthcoming 11th album "Comet, Come To Me" which is slated to be released on June 3rd, it will follow up her 2012 album "Pour une âme souveraine: A Dedication to Nina Simone".
The album will feature 12 tracks with expanded edition that feature 15 tracks which will be available to purchase on her website. Here`s what she had to say about the process of making the album :"Comet, Come To Me was a little labor but a lot of love. It was made with my favorite collaborators, and it felt good to channel the sounds in my mind after having Nina in residence for a while." "When I’m writing songs and recording the demos, I’m having my own awesome experience in my attic, or on a plane, or in a hotel room, just making my beats on my laptop. Then I get together with these people that I have an intimate musical relationship with, and we bring the songs to life."
"Conviction" serves as"Conviction" is a guitar driven number with a smooth- laid back bassline which creates a great foundation for her showcase her soothing - emotive vocals, as she sings about dealing with a love-hate romance. While the song is not heavy hitting it does show her in her elements and also serves as a great reminder of her past work from the 90`s which saw her fearlessly experimenting with a mixture of different sounds that she allowed to her fully express her creativity and passion.
Take a listen to “Conviction” and pre-order the album 'Comet, Come To Me' and also check out the list of her upcoming live shows below.
June 3 - New York NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
June 4 - Baltimore, MD @ Soundstage
June 5 - Alexandria VA @ he Birchmere
June 6 - Philadelphia PA @ World Cafe Live
June 7 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
June 14 - Tokyo, Japan @ Billboard Live
June 15 - Osaka, Japan @ Billboard Live