The Foreign Exchange Report Back from Love’s Promised Land with their Latest LP (Album Stream)
It’s been been more than ten years since the Foreign Exchange began sharing their brand of musical fusion with the world, and now the duo is gearing up to release Tales From the Land of Milk and Honey. Phonte and Nicolay began their artistic partnership with 2004’s Connected and have since dropped another four albums, all of which showcase the soulful, electronica-infused amalgam created between the two unlikely cohorts. As one-half of North Carolina’s heralded Hip-Hop team Little Brother, Phonte is now also adored for his singing abilities, which Dutch producer Nicolay seems to complement perfectly, despite the two having met in person only after forming the Foreign Exchange.
Scheduled for release on August 21, Tales From the Land of Milk and Honey features 10 new tracks from the Grammy-nominated artists. Named after the Biblical world where all of God’s goods can be found, the album likens love and all of its accompanying characteristics with the Promised Land. With appearances from Carmen Rodgers, Carlitta Durand, Shana Tucker, and Tamisha Waden, the LP has all of the familiar ingredients of previous releases but with the ever-evolving sonic growth that fans have come to expect from Tigallo and Nicolay. Earlier this month, they released the video for “Asking for a Friend,” and now the entire album is available for streaming on NPR’s “First Listen,” where listeners can peep the entire track listing and listen to songs individually. Check it out right here, and head to the +FE label’s official store to pre-order the album today.