Janelle Monáe—the inimitable, award-winning, songwriter, performer, producer and avant-garde funkstress—is back again, ready to release another full-length “emotion picture” to the masses.
Like on The ArchAndroid, the sonic textures of her upcoming album The Electric Lady are varied, and the past and present come together to explode and create a mind blowing future for pop and soul music.
Now that the album is complete, Monáe finally has a concrete formula for the Electric Lady that she summed up by turning her first single “Q.U.E.E.N.” into an acronym. In Monáe’s own words, “An Electric Lady is Quirky, Unafraid, Electric, Epic and Nicety. That’s when you’re being nice and nasty, noble and naughty all at the same damn time.”