R&B/Soul singer – Ledisi is poised to release her new album March 11, 2014 on Verve/UMG. The album is entitled, “The Truth,” and it contains thirteen tracks. The first single – “I Blame You,” was released last December and peaked at #11 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Charts and gained significant radio plays (Shown on R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart according to Billboard as of 2/1/2014). Chuck Harmony produced the single and the music video (directed by Derek Blanks) debuted on YouTube’s Vevo music channel Dec 5th 2013. Since then the video has gained over 200 thousand plays.
“I changed my life!” Ledisi says with a laugh. “With every album I grow, and with The Truth I am really starting to accept myself fully. I mean, I’ve always felt great about myself, but this time I’ve gone to a new level.”
The result is an album filled not only with Ledisi’s trademark soaring ballads but also something unexpected: a generous collection of up-tempo, beat-driven celebrations of love and lust. Ledisi describes the effort as “vibrant, sensual and fun. Of all of my recordings, this is definitely my favorite album ever.”
Over the past 13 years, New Orleans native Ledisi Anibade Young has recorded six albums, gained eight Grammy nominations including a nod for “Best New Artist” in 2008, performed six times at the White House for President and Mrs. Obama, and earned a place in the pantheon of the best soul singers of her generation. With “The Truth,” Ledisi, known for her rich and evocative ballads says it’s time for something new.
The Truth – A superlative. The greatest or most positive form it is possible for a person to be. Taken from the Urban Dictionary
Hard Rock Café: Ledisi celebrates her new release "The Truth" LIVE at Hard Rock Cafe in Washington D.C. on March 11th! Doors open at 6pm. All are invited; so don't miss this special appearance! For more information call 202.737.7625
Ledisi Autograph Signing: Friday, March 14, 7:00PM. Best Buy 62 & Broadway, New York City.
Tower Theater, Philadelphia PA May 1, 2014.