Black Pumas push their distinctive artistry to hovering new heights on their new single, “Extra Than A Love Tune.” The observe is the primary tune to be unveiled from the Austin duo’s extremely anticipated sophomore effort, Chronicles of a Diamond, set for launch on October 27 by way of ATO Data.
Incomes a powerful profession complete of seven Grammy Award nominations (together with Album Of The 12 months), singer/songwriter/producer Eric Burton and guitarist/producer Adrian Quesada as soon as once more harness their lighting-in-a-bottle chemistry on “Extra Than a Love Tune.”
Effortlessly displaying their heightened artistic freedom, Black Pumas construct potent momentum on their new single with brisk beats, effervescent strings, and brightly buzzing guitar riffs. Because it builds, “Extra Than A Love Tune” erupts into pure unbridled exultation, powered by radiant gospel harmonies and a spellbinding little bit of spoken phrase from Burton. The observe opens the electrifying new album and was the primary piece recorded for Chronicles of a Diamond.
Co-written by Burton and Quesada, “Extra Than A Love Tune” was produced by Quesada and co-produced by Burton, with further manufacturing by Grammy-winning John Congleton. Explaining the lyrical content material, Burton commented, “‘Extra Than a Love Tune’ is a message I borrowed from my Uncle Steve. As a songwriter and caregiver, he’d hearken to me write songs from afar and if I had been fortunate he’d have a pointer or two for me. ‘Life is greater than a love tune.’”
Shot on location in Los Angeles, the music video for “Extra Than A Love Tune” was directed by Juliana and Nicola Giraffe. The clip elicits emotions of pleasure, hope, and neighborhood—themes additionally evident within the tune—zooming in carefully on the wonder and abundance that surrounds us in our on a regular basis life.
Because the video progresses, we see Black Pumas performing, intercut with a collection of stylized photographic vignettes that current every character’s position within the bigger portrait of the neighborhood, culminating in a jubilant celebration.
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