Kamasi Washington to Release Young Turks Double Album

'Heaven and Earth' LP will land on June 22.
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US saxophonist and composer Kamasi Washington will release a double album via Young Turks in June.

Heaven And Earth is Washington's second proper full-length, following on from The Epic, released in 2015 on Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder. It features two-and-a-half hours of music, split into two parts: two CDs or four LPs.

We're told that the double album addresses a certain sort of dualism. "'The world that my mind lives in, lives in my mind. This idea inspired me to make this album," Washington explains. "The Earth side of this album represents the world as I see it outwardly, the world that I am a part of. The Heaven side of this album represents the world as I see it inwardly, the world that is a part of me. Who I am and the choices I make lie somewhere in between."

Tracklisting

I. EARTH

01. Fists Of Fury
02. Can You Hear Him
03. Hubtones
04. Connections
05. Tiffakonkae
06. The Invincible Youth
07. Testify
08. One Of One

II. HEAVEN

09. The Space Travelers Lullaby
10. Vi Lua Vi Sol
11. Street Fighter Mas
12. Song For The Fallen
13. Journey
14. The Psalmnist
15. Show Us The Way
16. Will You Sing

Heaven and Earth will land on June 22, with a short video, created by director Jenn Nkiru for album opener "Fists Of Fury," streaming above.

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