Lion Babe is coming to a city near you and┬áSun Joint is exactly what you need to get you prepped. Summer is still in its infancy but you might be hard-pressed to find a more quintessential soundtrack for the season.
Jillian Harvey’s soulful vocals ride effortlessly over producer Lucas Goodman’s beats to make Whether it’s the reggae-influenced “Still In Love,” the sultry “Rain Drums” or the incredibly dope “Don’t U Worry,” you can practically smell food on the grill while the album is playing. Of course “Don’t U Worry” gets extra points for interpreting Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s “Got Your Money” because anything Wu related is always a plus.
Neo-soul is isn’t as prominent as it used to be, so it’s always warms the heart when someone comes along and does it so well. The Brooklyn duo will be touring around the world┬áthis summer, starting in the UK on June 24 and wrapping up in Norway on July 13. For tour info, visit TeamLionBabe.com.
Do yourself a favor and give it a listen, especially if it’s been a stressful day and you just want to unwind.