Episode 94: Solange

“Cranes in the Sky”

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Solange Knowles released her first album in 2002, at the age of 16. Her third album, A Seat at the Table, came out in September 2016, and debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts. It’s gotten widespread critical acclaim, including being named best album of the year by Pitchfork and by Vibe. In this episode, Solange takes apart the song “Cranes in the Sky.”

Buy “Cranes in the Sky” on iTunes.

Illustration by Carlos Lerma.

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Alice Coltrane РTranscendence
Taz Arnold

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