Hawa B or not Hawa B ? “sadder but better” EP answers the question !

Entrevue réalisée par Alain Brunet
Genres et styles : Alternative Rock / Electronic / Pop / Soul Jazz

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With her new EP sadder but better co-produced with Félix Petit, a recording released on April 5 on the Duprince label, HAWA B  reaffirms her plural expression; soul and jazz sit comfortably alongside alternative rock and electro. Like a growing number of Afro-descendant artists, the Montreal singer, songwriter and producer transgresses what is conventional for artists of color.

With this in mind, HAWA B sets out “to explore in depth facets of myself that I don’t like. I wanted to transform them into songs that represent me, and that I love, to learn to accept who I am. It made me sadder, but for the better .”

Hawa B or not Hawa B? The sadder but better EP answers the question!

For those who have yet to discover this formidable artist, whom PAN M 360 welcomes here in a video interview (below), let’s remember that she has already shared the stage with Hubert Lenoir, Charlotte Cardin, Greg Beaudin, Marie Gold, Clay and Friends, Dominique Fils-Aimé, FouKi, FELP and more.

EP credits sadder but better

Lyrics, composition: Nadia Hawa Baldé (HAWA B)

Arrangements: Nadia Hawa Baldé et Félix Petit

Piano: Émile Désilets et David Osei-Afrifa

Bass: Jonathan Arseneau

Guitar: Philippe L’allier

Drums: Anthony Pageot et Félix Petit

Flute, Saxophone, Clavier: Félix Petit

Saxophone : Julien Fillion

Production: Félix Petit & Nadia Hawa Baldé

Mix: Jean-Bruno Pinard

Master: Gabriel Meunier

Prise de son: Félix Petit et Patrice Pruneau

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