28 year old British soul sensation Joss Stone has announced the release of her seventh studio album ‘Water For Your Soul’, via Stone’d Records /Essential Music on July 17th. The follow up to 2012’s ‘The Soul Sessions Vol.2’, has been announced as a musical departure for Stone.
The album, which has been in the making for four years, is the product of world travels, emotional adventures, and discovering new sounds while jamming with reggae royalty. Infused with elements of reggae, ‘world’ sounds, hip hop and of course, soul, the self written and co-produced ‘Water For Your Soul’ sees Joss stepping into new territory and a completely new direction as her new album sees her collaborating with the likes of Nitin Sawney, Damian Marley and Dennis Bovell.
Lifted as the first single of the album, is ‘The Answer’, a cut featuring snappy percussion, a funky guitar line, gospel backing vocals and Joss’ trademark soulful vocal. The track was co – written with legendary reggae maestro Dennis Bovell. Another 13 tracks are featured on the album, including ‘Stuck On You’. which is going to be an instant grat from May 11th when you pre-order the album on iTunes.