Kelsey Lu Gets Blue With New Single

Kelsey Lu Gets Blue With New Single

Listen to the rising singer and multi-instrumentalist's new single now.

Listen to the rising singer and multi-instrumentalist's new single now.

Text: Gillian Rivera

Fresh from a string of shows supporting King Krule on his recent tour, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and songstress Kelsey Lu is ready to share her latest project, an evocative new song entitled "Shades of Blue". Lu's single is slow-winding, ringing out a haunting sentiment. Her impressive vocals burn over a chilling track, plunging the listener into a whirlwind of emotion. For the singer, the single reflects on a time where life didn't seem too optimistic.

“I wrote ‘Shades of Blue; when I was squatting in a leather factory in Hoboken, New Jersey,” Lu says. “I was really depressed at the time, and my life had flip-flopped in many ways—musically, financially, romantically and, really, soulfully. Yet, I was writing a lot more than I had been and this song is a manifestation of that point in my life. For me, it was a glimpse of hopefulness and peace from within that depression, and I can only hope it will bring a similar moment of peace to the listener.”

Thankfully, those days are over for the North Carolina native. Lu has already made an impression on the industry, collaborating with the likes of Solange, Blood Orange, Kelela, and Moses Sumney. She is slated for performances in L.A, New York, and Arizona next month. Check out "Shades of Blue" below.

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