Vincent Coleman – 9 Islands
9 Islands is the mesmerizing debut album from Los Angeles born & bred, electro-soul producer Vincent Coleman, showcasing a nine-track collection of his most precious works to-date; all of which have been significantly inspired by the power of honesty, eclecticism and the overall beauty of music itself.
His debut record explores the journey of falling in love and being forced to face your deepest fears, with each of its tracks representing a different “island” that we all eventually need to concur in order to survive; sexuality & intimacy, emotional imbalance, loss & loneliness, overcoming your fears and ultimately finding that one true love.
“As well as my own life experiences, I was also inspired by a quote from a book called ‘A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose’ in which its author Eckhart Tolle describes the molecular structural changes some rocks go through in order to become diamonds or crystals, which for me was similar to my process of facing my fears in order to become a better artist, songwriter and human being. This inspired me to become more vulnerable than I had ever been before in my songwriting, in addition to pushing me out of my comfort zone to create new sounds, explore new musical terrains, and challenge myself vocally” – Vincent Coleman
With a variety of influences ranging from Arcade Fire to TV on the Radio, Björk to St. Vincent, Glass Animals to Seal, Vincent Coleman brings a unique and original perspective to his songwriting and his music, an ornate artistry that comes straight from the soul.
Treat yourself both aurally and emotionally with an exploration into Vincent Coleman’s 9 Islands, available from iTunes on November 19.