After setting the stage with a series of critical and fan-favorite singles, acclaimed Los Angeles singer, songwriter, and artist India Shawn presents her new EP Before We Go.
Get it HERE via Epic Records
Attracting praise, NPR described it as “70s nostalgia at its finest, with a stank-face inducing bassline,” and demanded, “Stop playing with our fragile hearts and drop that album!” Meanwhile, YouKnowIGotSoul raved, “‘Don’t Play With My Heart’ is another record that brings us back to the era of great singing and live production,” and Rated R&B wrote, “the glimmering track is dipped in equal amounts of funk and soul, giving a slight nod to the disco era.”
Beyond “DON’T PLAY WITH MY HEART” and previously released powerhouse singles “Too Sweet” [feat. Unknown Mortal Orchestra], “Movin’ On” [feat. Anderson .Paak], and “NOT TOO DEEP” [feat. 6lack], Before We Go boasts two new tracks. “Superfine” represents a moment of confidence as she chooses herself over an ex above a head- nodding beat uplifted by guitar. Then, there’s “To Change My Mind.” Her dynamic vocals entwine with ethereal production before another hypnotic hook takes hold. The EP ultimately illuminates every facet of her scorching signature sound. Check out the full tracklisting below.
Right now, India is supporting Mayer Hawthorne on the Rare Changes Tour across North America. It stops in Brooklyn tomorrow night, rolls through major cities in the Midwest, and comes to a close with a hometown gig in Los Angeles on December 2. Check out the remaining dates below!
Experience Before We Go and more to come from India Shawn very soon.
1. CALI LOVE
2. DON’T PLAY WITH MY HEART
3. TOO SWEET [feat. Unknown Mortal Orchestra]
4. NOT TOO DEEP [feat. 6LACK]
6. MOVIN’ ON’ [feat. Anderson .Paak]
7. TO CHANGE MY MIND
11/12 Brooklyn, NY at The Warsaw
11/13 Boston, MA at Big Night Live
11/15 Toronto, ON at The Opera House
11/16 Detroit, MI at El Club
11/18 Chicago, IL at The Park West
11/19 Minneapolis, MN at The Fine Line
11/20 Kansas City, MO at The Truman
11/22 Denver, CO at The Summit Music Hall
11/23 Salt Lake City, UT at The Depot
11/26 Seattle, WA at The Showbox
11/27 Portland, OR at Wonder Ballroom
11/29 San Francisco, CA at Bimbo’s 365 Club
12/2 Los Angeles, CA at The Wiltern
ABOUT INDIA SHAWN
You want to get to know India Shawn? Listen to her music. Lyrically, the Los Angeles singer and songwriter discloses the secrets of her life, relationships, trials, tribulations, and triumphs with the candor of a late-night chat among best friends where nothing is off limits. Sonically, she projects these personal musings through a kaleidoscope of stoned R&B twisted up with West Coast spirit and otherworldly ambition. You’ll find her in the space between real talk and unreal soundscapes. Launching her career in the writing collective Full Circle, she initially made waves behind-the-scenes as a songwriter with cuts for Chris Brown, Diddy-Dirty Money, El DeBarge, and Keri Hilson. In between performing in Kanye West’s Sunday Service and touring with Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals, she entranced audiences with independent solo releases such as Origin