On the back of her sold-out UK/European tour and a sold-out US tour supporting Ella Mai, BRIT Award nominee Mahalia has just announced the details for her highly anticipated debut album Love & Compromise. The record is set for global release on September 6, and includes two of her previous hit singles “I Wish I Missed My Ex” and “Do Not Disturb”.
Love & Compromise is billed as is the rich fruit of Mahalia’s developmental journey thus far, having been signed as an artist at the young age of 13. On her debut LP, Mahalia’s playfully infectious spirit intertwines with her youthful charisma, idiosyncratic storytelling and consciousness – attributes that have set her apart from her peers and seen her become one of the UK’s most-loved rising stars.
Production and writing turns come from the likes of Sounwave (Kendrick, St. Vincent, Schoolboy Q), DJ Dahi (Drake, Pusha T), Sam Dew (Zayn, Taylor Swift) and Pop Wansel (Ariana Grande, Alessia Cara) as well as long-time collaborator Maths Time Joy. The record is executively produced by Felix Joseph who helps create the perfect sonic backdrop for Mahalia to shine and the result is a future-classic.
The Leicester native enjoyed an incredible 2018, quickly becoming one of the year’s most exciting breakthrough artists. She rode fast in her own lane, winning YouTube’s inaugural ‘One To Watch’ list and soon after became the only musician to be tipped for the BRIT’s Critics Choice Award and the BBC Sound Poll shortlists in the same year.
Mahalia found success via her uncompromising, buoyant songs such as “Sober” her debut single which was released in the summer of 2017 and “One Night Only”, a single which was taken from her hotly acclaimed 2018 EP Seasons.
With featured artists on the record still to be announced, the summer ahead will see Mahalia performing at a plethora of festivals including Glastonbury and making an appearance with the legendary Ms Lauryn Hill at Blenheim Palace on June 21.
Pre-order Mahalia’s debut album Love & Compromise here.