New Release: Asa – ‘Beautiful Imperfection’ + Video


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Early last month we shared the smoky vocal stylings of Asa a la her “Dreamer Girl” track. Yesterday marked the U.S. release of her Beautiful Imperfection album, a work blending old school soul sounds with pop, a little reggae, and an unmistakable charm reflecting her French and Nigerian roots.

Above, you’ll find the playful video for “Why Can’t We,” which dropped earlier this year and totally makes us want to slide down a rainbow on a stick of chewing gum.

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New Track: Asa – “Dreamer Girl” + MP3


Just around the corner from the release of her new album, Beautiful Imperfection, French-Nigerian singer Asa is sharing a fresh new track with us called “Dreamer Girl.” The summery tune rides easy with Asa’s sweet vocals, paying homage to the daydreamer in us all. Look out for Beautiful Imperfection out September 6th!

Asa – “Dreamer Girl” – [MP3]

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GPWW 4/6/11: Instra:mental Mix

GPWW this week features a mix from the UK-based production duo Instra:mental, with a handful of their own tracks and a few collaborations by Boddika. Sandwiching the Instra:mental mix, Gilles has brand new songs by Asa, Raphael Saadiq, and Little Dragon – you don’t wanna miss it!

Part 1

Part 2

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Asa Live at Le Poisson Rouge – Friday, March 27


Don’t miss Asa at Le Poisson Rouge this Friday, March 27, 2009!
Presented by New Africa Live.

“Sounds like a gathering of Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff reggae, Erykah Badu phrasings, Joan Armatrading and Suzanne Vega acoustic guitar strumming, and Tracy Chapman lyrical sensibilities” – Huffington Post

Doors @ 7pm
Asa @ 8pm
Tix $20