Sampha Details New Album ‘Lahai’, Shares Video for New Song ‘Only’

    Sampha has revealed the details of his next album: Lahai lands on October 20 via Young. The follow-up to 2017’s Process includes the recent single ‘Spirit 2.0’, as well as a new track, ‘Only’, which is accompanied by a video Sampha directed in collaboration with Dexter Navy. Check it out below and scroll down for Lahai‘s cover art and tracklist.

    Named after Sampha’s paternal grandfather, Lahai features contributions from Yaeji, Léa Sen, Sheila Maurice-Grey of Kokoroko, Ibeyi, black midi’s Morgan Simpson, Yussef Dayes, Laura Groves, El Guincho, and Kwake Bass. After bringing his Satellite Business live show to London in October, Sampha will kick off his tour in support of the new LP; find the list of dates below, too.

    Lahai Cover Artwork:

    Lahai Tracklist:

    1. Stereo Colour Cloud (shaman’s dream)
    2. Spirit 2.0
    3. Dancing Circles
    4. Suspended
    5. Satellite Business
    6. Jonathan L. Seagull
    7. Inclination Compass (Tenderness)
    8. Only
    9. Time Piece
    10. Can’t Go Back
    11. Evidence
    12. Wave Therapy
    13. What If You Hypnotise Me?
    14. Rose Tint

    Sampha 2023 Tour Dates:

    October 12 – London, UK – St John at Hackney Church
    October 13 – London, UK – St John at Hackney Church
    October 14 – London, UK – St John at Hackney Church
    October 25 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
    October 29 – San Francisco, CA – Regency Ballroom
    November 1 – Chicago, IL – Vic Theatre
    November 4 – Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
    November 7 – New York City, NY – Webster Hall
    November 11 – Washington D.C. – Howard Theatre
    November 13 – Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
    November 15 – Atlanta, GA – The Eastern
    December 4 – Berlin, DE – Theater Des Westens
    December 5 – Amsterdam, NL – Royal Theatre Carré
    December 7 – Paris, FR – Cirque d’Hiver

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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