The highly anticipated album Love & Conflict
by Martha Wash
is out now worldwide on Purple Rose Records. This exciting and unusual production, recorded in Canada, marks the singer’s first foray into a fascinating hybrid of blues-rock and R&B/jazz.
Martha Wash tends to be the voice everyone recognizes. She is the powerful vocalist behind such classic dance hits as “It’s Raining Men,” “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” and “Carry On.” With the January 6, 2020, release of her new album, Love & Conflict
, everyone will also know the name Martha Wash
. The album is fearless, groundbreaking and shows that Martha has plenty to say outside of the confines of dance/club music. This eclectic collection of mesmerizing blues-rock and adult contemporary songs is a stylistically adventurous journey for the legendary two-time Grammy-nominated singer and can be heard live when she debuts the album at South By Southwest (SXSW) in March 2020. The songs are genuinely heartfelt, and each track is fused to the next with a positive message. The one constant is the amazingly powerful and confident voice of Martha Wash
. Love & Conflict
has Martha collaborating with Canadian producer Sami Basbous and his team. The singer is excited about the results. “My producers took me out of my comfort zone and into a new musical direction, and the results are both uplifting and thought-provoking. I think that everyone will relate to the lyrics on this album and each listener will get their own message from the music,” explains Ms. Wash.
“Never Enough Money” is a stomping, rough-around-the-edges blues-rocker anchored by a righteous vocal performance from Wash, who skewers reckless and unchecked thirst for wealth and attention”. –Rolling Stone Magazine
“Martha applies her full gospel-rooted grit and a mounting fury to “Never Enough Money,” a pounding funk-Afrobeat indictment of greed”. –NY Times
Martha’s past and present come together on Love & Conflict, taking her music legacy to another level. Martha sings with a conscience. The album deftly mixing genres as it pushes hearts and minds into listening, moving, caring and some soul-searching. In Love & Conflict
, Martha frees herself and spreads the enlightenment of love and humanity.
Track Listing for Love & Conflict
- Glamour Flows
- Like Fire
- Soaring Free
- Flowers Blossom
- Never Enough Money
- Don’t Forget My Name
- Honey, My Friend
- Rise & Shine
For more information on Martha Wash contact:
Purple Rose Records [email protected]
Photo credit: Sean Black