A lot will be said and written about Kreesha Turner’s exciting debut album Passion and its eclectic blend of soulful, jazzy, pop-infused R&B. But for the young artist whose sweet soprano shines on every track, the album can be described quite simply. “It’s just good music to enjoy and listen to over and over again,” says Kreesha.
All she asks is that you soak up all 13 tracks before passing judgment. “Take it in as one piece. You’re only going to understand me as an artist if you hear all the songs.” That’s because the decidedly pop feel of “Bounce With Me” can’t be compared to the funky European vibe of “Don’t Call Me Baby” (“A song to a guy,” says Kreesha), the beat-heavy “My Place” (“It’s a very sad song”) or the stripped-down sound of “If You See Him” (“A nice little closer that lets people hear my voice”).
Kreesha co-wrote five of the songs, including the title track, which she believes is only fitting. “It’s a song about dedication and perseverance.”
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