Oddisee Unveils Second Song From Forthcoming LP ‘The Iceberg’ (Out Feb 24/Mello Music Group) | Shore Fire Media

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24 January, 2017Print

Oddisee Unveils Second Song From Forthcoming LP 'The Iceberg' (Out Feb 24/Mello Music Group)

Dates Added To International Tour Including Feb 3 At LA's Natural History Museum
Listen To "Like Really" Here: https://oddiseemmg.bandcamp.com/album/the-iceberg

 

Oddisee has unveiled the second song from his forthcoming full-length album ‘The Iceberg,’ out February 24 on Mello Music Group. The song debuted today on Ebro’s Beats 1 radio show.

Listen to “Like Really” here:

Bandcamp: https://oddiseemmg.bandcamp.com/album/the-iceberg 

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/mellomusicgroup/oddisee-like-really/s-AYvCf 

Apple Music: https://itun.es/us/o_E3gb?i=1188950154 

“Like Really” is a cutting song, the prolific MC and producer reflecting a state of disbelief in the political climate. For the second verse Oddisee flips the meaning to address how some perceive of him as an artist. It’s set to deep soul with chilly trap inflections and is an important piece in the overall concept of ‘The Iceberg.’

“How you gonna make us great when we were never really that amazing /

take it back what, I don’t find hanging black lives entertaining/

how do you police the streets of a neighborhood you do not engage in/

why a brother get three for a sack while your brother go free for a raping”

View the lyrics to the song here in full: https://shorefire.com/images/uploads/files/Like_Really.pdf 

Oddisee has announced a show in LA on February 3, where he will open the 2017 season of the First Friday’s series at the Natural History Museum. On January 27 he will host a full rehearsal with his band Good Compny in his hometown of Washington, D.C., open to the public at St. Stephen's Church. A three-month international tour begins March 2 in Paris.

The first song to be released from the album was the deep house-inflected “Things,” and subsequently featured on NPR, Stereogum and many others. New York Magazine also included the album in their most anticipated releases of 2017, saying: "he deftly uses his own experiences to reflect on the greater state of humanity, in all its beauty and flaws." Listen to “Things” here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7L3wnAwMNo 

Oddisee has released two studio albums, several EPs, mixtapes and instrumental albums, and has over 23 million plays on Spotify. He’s been profiled by NPR, the Washington Post, praised by Pitchfork and Stereogum, performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk, Red Bull Sound Select and at festivals including Glastonbury and Sasquatch. ‘The Iceberg’ follows two releases in 2016, the ‘Alwasta EP’ and the instrumentals album ‘The Odd Tape.’ His 2015 full-length ‘The Good Fight’ was a Top 10 album on the iTunes Hip-Hop/Rap chart and he won the iTunes Music award for Best Hip-Hop Album of 2012.

Pre-order the album here: https://oddiseemmg.bandcamp.com/album/the-iceberg + http://radi.al/pARwH3H

‘The Iceberg’ TRACK LIST

Digging Deep
Things
Built By Pictures
Hold It Back
You Grew Up
NNGE (feat. Toine)
Like Really
Want To Be
This Girl I Know
Waiting Outside
Rain Dance
Rights & Wrongs (feat. Olivier St. Louis)

TOUR DATES

February 3 – Los Angeles, CA – Natural History Museum First Friday’s

February 17 - Reykjavik, Iceland - Sonar Festival

March 2 – Paris, France – La Place

March 3 – Lyon, France – Bizarre!

March 4 – Nantes, France – Stereolux

March 6 – Bristol, UK – The Lantern

March 8 – Manchester, UK – Gorilla

March 9 – Dublin, Ireland, The Sugar Bluc

March 11 – London, UK – Islington Assembly Hall

March 13 – Munich, Germany – Ampere

March 14 – Erfurt, Germany – Franz Melhose

March 15 – Berlin, Germany – Gretchen

March 16 – Hamburg, Germany – Mojo Club

March 17 – Cologne, Germany – Gloria

March 18 – Stuttgart, Germany – Im Wizemann

March 19 – Frankfurt, Germany – Zoom

March 22 – Nijmegen, Netherlands – Doornroosje

March 24 – Rotterdam, Netherlands – Bird

March 25 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso

March 26 – Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique

March 28 - Barcelona, Spain @ Apolo 2

March 30 - Milan, Italy - Biko Club

March 31 - Cully, Switzerland - Cully Jazz Festival

April 1 - Zurich, Switzerland - m4Music

April 4 - Zagreb, Croatia - Venue TBA

April 7 - Sofia, Bulgaria - Sofia Live Club

April 8 - Bucharest, Romania - Arenele Romane

April 10 – Vienna, Austria – Grelle Forelle

April 11 – Warsaw, Poland – Stodola

April 18 – Philadelphia, PA – Theater of Living Arts

April 20 – Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club

April 21 – Raleigh, NC – King’s Barcade

April 23 – Atlanta, GA – The Loft

April 26 – Houston, TX – Fitzgerald’s

April 27 – Dallas, TX – Dada Dallas

April 28 – Austin, TX – Empire Control Room

May 1 – Denver, CO – Bluebird Theater

May 5 – San Diego, CA – Music Box

May 7 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency

May 9 – Eugene, OR – WoW Hall

May 10 – Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theatre

May 11 – Seattle, WA – Neumos

May 12 – Vancouver, BC – Biltmore Cabaret

May 13 – Spokane, WA – The Big Dipper

May 14 – Boise, ID – Neurolux

May 17 – Omaha, NE – Slowdown

May 18 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry

May 19 – Milwaukee, WI – Shank Hall

May 20 – Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall

May 21 – Indianapolis, IN – The HiFi

May 25 - Pittsburgh, PA - Smalls

May 26 – Detroit, MI – Arab American National Museum

May 28 - Montreal, QC - Newspeak

May 27 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace

May 30 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall

May 31 – New York, NY – Highline Ballroom

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