Leah LaBelle tragically died in a car crash earlier this year. Now, on what would have been her 32nd birthday, her closest friends, collaborators, and family celebrate her life with a posthumous EP, Love To The Moon. The singer’s soulful spirit is alive on the five-song collection, which opens with “Sun,” produced and written by her mentor Pharrell Williams (this is the Original Version of The Voice contestants ‘Koryn Hawthorne’ ‘Bright Fire’ from 2015). Other contributors include Midi Jones who produced ‘Made Man, and Tom Strahle, who produced “Something About The Cold.”
The stripped-down “Orange Skies” features a voice note Leah recorded on her phone in memory of a friend’s child who passed away. “When I’m gone, sing my song / Promise to remember me forever more,” she sings on the chilling and poetic closer. All of the collaborators donated their work to Love To The Moon and her friend JoJo has dedicated her social media accounts to Leah all week. “I really want you to get to know her like I did. Her music, her heart, her art,” said JoJo. “One of my favorite voices and energies I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. There will never be another LL.” I’ve also made a 10 minutes version of ‘Sun’ because of the beautiful bridge (See Below). Make sure to get the EP HERE and stream it below!
Koryn Hawthorne – Bright Fire (15′)
Leah LaBelle – Sun (DJ Freakiii Celestial Edit) (18′)
In Leah Labelle’s honor, her team will release a new EP titled ‘Love To The Moon’ this Friday (September 7) just In time for her birthday. “This has been a complete labor of love, making Leah’s dream of sharing her music come true! All proceeds from this project will be allocated to another music scholarship in Leah honor. She is changing lives, and we are so proud of what she accomplished here with us, and what she is still doing in heaven! Please help spread the word!” Check out the tracklist below!
Leah Labelle – Love To The Moon (EP) (2018)
01 – Sun
02 – Made Man
03 – Something About The Cold
04 – Lost Angels
05 – Orange Skies
As you may have heard it before, this is a very sad time for The Neptunes Fans, former i am OTHER signee Leah Vladowski aka Leah Labelle died in car accident on January 31st with her husband Rasual Butler.
Prior to the accident, producers Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox shared some music they worked with Leah Labelle Five years ago, you can check out the tunes below.
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