Description: Where dirty blues and beats collide: Meet ZZ Ward, a singer/songwriter whose artistry spins on a luminous axis of voice and soul. Raised on the blues with a passion for hip-hop, ZZ Ward s music straddles two distinct genres which she fearlessly melds with effortless nesse. Who knew turntables and harmonicas were so compatible.
Til the Casket Drops features collaborations with Grammy Award winner Ryan Tedder and Michael Fitzpatrick (Fitz & The Tantrums), Kendrick Lamar, Freddie Gibbs, Ali Shaheed Muhammed (A Tribe Called Quest) and Pete Rock.
[Notes]: Make sure to check track #5 featuring Kendrick Lamar.
-Throaty chanteuse fronts deep-soul fierceness. –Entertainment Weekly
-Whether her bluesy belting is accompanied by hip-hop beats or, as here, (Last Love Song) a gently plucked acoustic -guitar, the palpable heartbreak in her voice will raise goose bumps down your spine. –Marie Claire
-Have you heard ZZ Ward yet? She is going to be a star. –npr
-Living Proof: ZZ Ward delivers genre-bending debut. –Billboard Magazine
1 Til the Casket Drops
2 Put the Gun Down
3 Blue Eyes Blind
5 Cryin Wolf (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
6 Save My Life
7 Last Love Song
8 Lil Darlin (feat. The O’Mys)
9 Move Like U Stole It
10 Criminal (feat. Freddie Gibbs)
11 If I Could Be Her
12 Charlie Ain’t Home
13 365 Days
Release Name: ZZ_Ward-Til_the_Casket_Drops_(iTunes_Version)-2012
Genre: Alternative, Music, Rock
Label: ℗ 2012 Hollywood Records, Inc.
Size: 91.5 MB
Store Date: Oct 16, 2012