Zambia Daily Mail : Scarlet targets Bible coated album
After releasing her debut album, Unforgettably Yours almost two years ago, songstress, Scarlet has announced plans to release her second album in the first quarter of 2015.
Scarlet says her new project will be a transition from her debut album that was a representation of her entire body of work.Describing it as a concept album, Scarlet shared in an interview that over 90 percent of the album was based on verses from the Bible.“I’m aiming for March or April and this one is a concept album, Scarlet explained. “I’m telling a story about a girl and her experiences through phases of life.”
She said so far she had written four of the songs to feature on the new album and disclosed that one song in particular would feature gospel artiste, Pompi.Among the people helping Scarlet’s second album are James Sakala of the Elect Band, Taonga Sakala, also known as Taz and producer Mutamula Mwale.As the album is being recorded live, Scarlet said most of it will be produced by Ben Blazer of Blazer studio.Though work is still in progress, the artiste expressed optimism at the opportunity to collaborate with more artistes for the project.
In the meantime, Scarlet is gearing up for her last show of the year which is set for November 1 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre.She has joined forces with Bittersweet Zambia for an acoustic show which she has put together for the majority of her fans at an affordable charge.“Some people complain that they want to come to my shows but they are pricey so I teamed up with Bittersweet for something more affordable,” Scarlet shared.Her fans can look forward to performances of songs from her current album and a couple from her next album.
By Nkole Nkole