Announced: Sampha – LAHAI + ‘Only’

Sampha announces his sophomore album LAHAI, out October 20th. Taken from his paternal grandfather’s name, which is also Sampha’s middle name, LAHAI revels in the awe and magic of our existence, synthesising the exquisite chaos that one experiences confronting the cycle of life and the beyondness.

With contributions from some of Sampha’s closest friends, peers and collaborators including Yaeji, LéaSen, Sheila Maurice Grey (Kokoroko), Ibeyi, Morgan Simpson (Black Midi), Yussef Dayes, Laura Groves and Kwake Bass, LAHAI, in contrast to Process, is a communal affair seeing Sampha explore the many ways in which we as humans connect to each other, and to something bigger than ourselves. 

On the latest single ‘Only’, premiered with new music video directed by Dexter Navy in collaboration with Sampha, which follows the recent ‘Spirit 2.0’, we meet a newly energised Sampha, as he spits melodically over a fragmented hip-hop hued beat with co-production from El Guincho.

Pre-order / pre-save LAHAI here.
Stream / download ‘Only’ here.

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