6/18/2020

Nana Adjoa Shares New Song "Throw Stones," Debut Album Out This Fall

NANA ADJOA RELEASES NEW SONG “THROW STONES” 

DEBUT ALBUM OUT THIS FALL 
(Credit: Latoya Van Der Meeren)
Singer-songwriter Nana Adjoa is a sonic explorer, armed with a deft poeticism and a fierce sense of musicianship. Today she has released another track from her highly anticipated debut album which is due this fall. The new song is titled “Throw Stones.” Nana says, "This song is about me calming myself down in difficult times. To feel, regroup, and reflect. If you need that right now, to feel it to embrace it and slowly heal, you can listen to this song and count to 10. You don't always have to be 'on', you are allowed to take time, to rest and come back feeling refreshed, better and stronger. I hope this song gives you pause, time to breathe."

Born and raised in Amsterdam, Nana Adjoa is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and singer with Ghanian roots. After studying jazz at the Amsterdam Conservatory, Nana started to release her poetic blend of soul, folk, and jazz. Tackling complicated questions of race, gender, religion, and sexuality, Nana often meditates on the meaning and make-up of one's identity. Her thoughtful music has already turned heads at Fader, Stereogum, KCRW, Refinery29 and landed her on stage with Benjamin Clementine, Neneh Cherry, among others. 
Nana Adjoa - Throw Stones (Official Lyric Video)
"Throw Stones" Lyric Video
Previously she released “She’s Stronger” the song which KCRW made their Top Tune writing "The quietly confident multi-instrumentalist Nana Adjoa has contemplated the meaning of self-identity in her body of work.” FLOOD also rave the song "is a sweeping dream-pop-by-way-of-folk-rock cut contemplating the songwriter’s self worth.”
Nana Adjoa - She's Stronger (Official Video)
"She's Stronger" Video
"powerful" - The FADER

"The music will envelop you like a warm hug while Adjoa's lyrics make you feel like you are loved and in the safest of places" - Refinery29

"It’s Joan Armatrading by way of Mazzy Star, intimate and glossy, simple and surreal." - Consequence of Sound 

"Her lyrics are honest and relatable” - Stereogum 

“Her resolute ballads wrestling with race, gender, and sexuality... accruing a well-earned audience along the way.” - FLOOD 
"Throw Stones" Single Artwork - download high res here
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