Yebba gives us a little taste of her upcoming album “Dawn” with new single “October Sky” featured along with a live acoustic performance video.
The new single “October Sky” was written by Yebba and produced by Mark Ronson. Other musicians on the track include Questlove on drums, Pino Palladino on bass, Charles Myers on acoustic guitar, James Poyser on keyboards with James Francies on piano and keys, who also arranged & conducted the strings.
Grammy, Oscar and Golden Globe-winning musician and producer Mark Ronson executive produced the album, and other key collaborators include Questlove, the Roots, A$AP Rocky, Kaytrananda, Pino Palladino, Smino, James Francies, Smokey Hormel, and many more. The album was recorded at New York City’s Electric Lady Studios.
Yebba released her breakthrough video for “My Mind” in 2016. Soon after, she released her first single “Evergreen,” instantly captivating a passionate fan base leading to support and collaborations, including her 2019 Grammy-winning performance with PJ Morton on “How Deep Is Your Love.” This collaboration resulted in her first GRAMMY award for Best Traditional R&B Performance.
Yebba has performed and collaborated with A Tribe Called Quest (“Melatonin”), Stormzy (“Heavy Is The Head”), Ed Sheeran (“Best Part of Me”), The Robert Glasper Experience (“Fuck Yo Feelings”), Mumford and Sons (“Beloved”),Sam Smith ( “No Peace”), Chance The Rapper(“Same Drugs”), and was the featured vocalist on three tracks from Mark Ronson’s latest studio album Late Night Feelings (“Don’t Leave Me Lonely,” “Knock Knock Knock” and “When U Went Away.”)