July 24, 2015


Let Lianne La Havas' "Green & Gold" Ease Away the Pains of Your Week

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Josh Brasted/FilmMagic

The delightful Lianne La Havas' sophomore album Blood is one week away. One week! Lead singles/music videos "Unstoppable" and "What You Don't Do" have been holding us over quite a while, but one last taste before the meal's served is fine in our book. Okay, maybe a few last tastes, with a song this nice.

Listen to the Brit's tenderly buoyant, horn-spiced, montage-ready "Green and Gold"—Jamaica reference, you got it—below:

The 25-year-old singer-songwriter found the majority of Blood coalescing after a trip to see family in Jamaica with her mother. "Everything suddenly had new importance when I got back," Lianne La Havas told Fuse of the experience. Stay tuned for the full exclusive interview and video footage, where we talk about Prince, Blood, the one almost-metal song on the album and tons more.

Meanwhile, go ahead and stream the whole record at NPR.