Did you give a copy of the disk to anyone? On July 8, it was speculated that Souled Out would be released on August 25, 2014. The song was later renamed and featured new production courtesy of No I. Erin Lowers from noted relationships, dreams, and aspirations as the three main concepts layered throughout the album. The album will also feature production from Aiko's mentor No I. In a January 2014, interview with , Aiko announced her debut studio album Souled Out would be released in May 2014.
Following the birth of her daughter, Aiko began to make her return to music in 2008 and began meeting with labels. The album also touches upon vulnerable insights of Aiko's personal life such as her fears as a single parent and the death of her brother Miyagi. Here is placed the biggest collection of different links to files saved on file hostings available for download. There's not a lot of writing down—I'll only write it down to make sure it makes sense after I come up with it. She then began to focus on school and continue her education.
The album's artwork was released on August 5, 2014, and features Aiko in between water and the sky as her soul rises upwards. On October 23, Aiko announced that she would be headlining the Enter the Void tour with support by and. Aiko was set to release her debut album, then-titled My Name Is Jhené, however the album was never released due to tension at the record label , which ultimately led to Aiko asking to be released from the label. Ten years is a long time. An anticipated release, Souled Out was released to commercial and critical success. The following week, the album fell to number 15 on the Billboard 200 chart selling a further 20,000 copies, bringing its total to 90,000 copies.
Aiko spoke on how the meeting came to happen with No I. It's not much of a surprise, is it? I wanted to be the female voice of the group. After leaving Sony Records, Aiko released her first 2011 , independently; the mixtape featured appearances from well-known artists and was met with generally positive reviews and was nominated for at the. The album's songs blend the , hip hop and genres into downbeat, loosely structured soundscapes according to Julia Leconte of. Aiko revealed during an interview with Vibe that the track listing would be ordered in a journey, with the later tracks featuring themes of the meaning of life. Patrick, Ryan December 9, 2013. Archived from on September 12, 2014.
Souled Out doubled the first week sales of Aiko's debut extended play. On November 12, 2013, Aiko released her debut extended play as a bridge between her debut mixtape and her debut studio album. On February 13, 2015, Aiko was announced as a special guest on the European leg of rapper 's Forest Hills Drive Tour. I was able to swim well when I was a child. The songs are often grounded in frank sexuality, and filled with healthy contradictions as she navigates her way to the wonder.
Daddy, I can't walk any more. On June 26, Aiko and frequent collaborator were announced as a supporting act for Canadian singer-songwriter 's King of the Fall Tour, consisting of four shows. The Worst also rose forty seven to forty three on the Hot 100. It received generally positive reviews from critics, who commended its production, lyrics and themes and was ranked as one of the best albums of 2014 by several publications. Lyrically Aiko wanders into a reverie, in which she discusses different love and mental rest stops that she's visited.
. I don't like your going out alone. I told them I wanted to be a part of the Cocaine 80s. He called and said No I. I have to take medicine. Archived from on October 17, 2013. In October 2012, after performing at in New York City, Aiko revealed to The Singers Room that she is recording a project with No I.
In November 2013, during an interview with , Aiko stated that the album's production was done and all that was needed was finished touches and mixing; she also revealed that she would still continue to record new material. In June 2014, Aiko revealed that only and her daughter Namiko would feature on the album. The album tells the story of a woman going through , confusion, and being in a dark place before becoming enlightened and growing. Lyrically the song revolves around love and affection. In its second week, the album dropped to number 30 on the chart, selling 12,000 copies bringing its total album sales to 46,000 copies. On August 13, Aiko released the album's cover art and track listing and announced the album's release date as September 9, 2014, coinciding with The Weeknd's King of the Fall Tour.
As of October 29, 2015, Souled Out had sold 125,000 copies in the United States. Lyrically, it is a message to Aiko's daughter and late brother. Following Aiko's signing to the label she released her debut extended play 2013. The album features from several rappers, such as , , and. He made me feel comfortable. I didn't go to school yesterday. Aiko's producers, including No I.