Surprise digital album releases have simply become the “new standard” for a section of big-name artists. Still, Solange’s reveal of her first full-length album since 2008, A Seat at the Table, was enough to send the R&B faithful into a spin last week.
‘Don’t Touch My Hair’ is an irresistible concoction of chilled neo-soul, light brass and the distinctive vocals of Sampha. It’s an inspired riff on celebrating hair, and Afro hair especially. Joining tracks by Erykah Badu and India.Arie, Solange has created a new classic for you to do your thing with your twists, curls and cornrows. Tight.
Don’t Touch My Hair appears on A Seat at the Table, out now Saint/Columbia Records.