NEW MUSIC: EMILY BLUE | THE AFTERLOVE
Emily Blue pictures their latest release, “The Afterlove,” as a dream world where we interact with our loved ones after we’ve lost them. Their romantic lyricism paired with the 1980s inspired production creates an unordinary world filled with a warm, comforting sound. With previously released singles such as “7 Minutes”, “See U In My Dreams,” and “The Afterlove,” - Emily Blue’s project joins these well-loved records with the rest of the story of love and loss. With songs “Me Without U” and “Floating” sparkling with the iconic sound of the 1980s - “The Afterlove” and “When Your Candle Goes Out” produced with heavy, emotional themes yet so beautiful you’ll never want to turn them off; Emily Blue’s “The Afterlove” is the truthful yet refreshing start we need for 2022. The 9-track album flushed with lush synth textures introduces Blue’s engagement with a modern-pop style of production and their introduction to co-producing with other collaborators like Joseph Meland, Augustine Rompella, and LA’s Shabu. “The Afterlove” started alongside a close friend and producer, Max Perenchio. It was finished after his passing - the album carries Blue through actual experiences of love and loss. The album’s other two singles – “See U in My Dreams” and the effervescent title track – further showcase Blue’s breathtaking vocal talents and undeniable melodic charm with “The Afterlove“ hailed as “a buoyant, poignant upheaval of intimate feeling” and “cinematic brooding at its finest.