There’s one thing about soul music that simply touches you, makes you assume and really feel sure issues. Acantha Lang is the most recent, ‘gotta watch’ star on the soul scene, and her songs pack an emotional and thought-provoking punch. Her EP Sugar Girl has obtained acclaim from the likes of American Songwriter who in contrast Acantha’s full-bodied vibrato to the venerable vocal flutter of Aretha Franklin, and the reward simply retains on coming. 2021 has been a massively profitable 12 months for this extremely gifted singer and right now, PopWrapped are delighted to spherical it off by premiering the dwell studio efficiency video for the title observe of her EP.
Acantha shares of the tune: “’Sugar Girl’” is a tune I wrote a few years in the past with my pal, Kiris Houston – he’s received a Latin Grammy you understand! We wrote the tune once I first moved to London from New York Metropolis. The tune was impressed by the Rodrigeuz tune ‘Sugar Man’, from the Oscar-winning Documentary Trying to find Sugar Man. I believed to myself “if a Sugar Man is a drug vendor, then what would a Sugar Girl be?” From that query, a bittersweet story was born about hope, disappointment, and never giving up, even when life has taken you down some fairly darkish roads.”
She goes on so as to add of the visuals: “My pal and good filmmaker/director, Craig McCall helped to create this beautiful music video that I completely love! He introduced in his long-time pal, Emmy award-winning David Langan as Director of Images who did essentially the most stunning lighting to essentially seize the temper of the tune… it’s every thing I hoped for and extra.”