Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Haula - Losing Touch

Emerging singer/songwriter and producer Haula has been building a remarkable underground reputation since her soul-bearing R&B cuts "Darkest Hour" and "Freedom" were released, having already picked up considerable tastemaker support on Pigeons & Planes, Afropunk, OkayPlayer and Indie Shuffle. Originally from Uganda with brief stints in London and Oxford, Haula now comes through with a new atmospheric and darkly anthemic third offering called "Losing Touch", which looks to further cement her growing status as a bonafide songwriting talent. Conjuring the glacial emotion and expansiveness of Kate Bush or Anya, hers is a raw, timeless and effortless style. It's also a welcome return of an artist that’s bridging ever closer to genuine tipping point across both sides of the Atlantic and for good reason.

Speaking on the track, Haula says:

"The song came about after the breakdown of a relationship. It was my first real, longterm relationship and it was the worst feeling ever. I felt like I had lost touch with everything, myself, my mind hence the title 'Losing Touch'. It's really just reminiscing about the relationship and the fallout of it all."

Listen to "Losing Touch" below.

Premiere via CLASH Magazine.


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