Each Part of the book How to Fix a Broken Record has a feature called the Soundtrack where Amena writes about the albums that influenced her in the areas of Love and Be Yourself, Dating, Marriage, Lessons in Adulting, Ctrl+Alt+Surrender, Home and Searching for the Groove.
In this episode, Amena talks the soundtracks of the book with jazz soul vocalist and songwriter Chantae Cann. Listen in as Amena and Chantae discuss the albums that inspire them.
Acoustic Soul - India.Arie
I Am...Sasha Fierce - Beyonce
A Love Supreme - John Coltrane
The College Dropout - Kanye West
Pages Of Life- Chapters I & II - Fred Hammond
The Wiz soundtrack
A Seat At The Table - Solange
Sol Empowered - Chantae Cann
Innervisions - Stevie Wonder
Chantae Cann is the charismatic influence with a voice that transcends through time. With the release of her debut album "Journey to Golden" in March 2016 at #1 on the iTunes Jazz Charts and #7 on the Jazz Billboard Charts, Chantae’s solo career has started off on a promising note.
Chantae Cann’s second studio album Sol Empowered released October 13, 2017 and landed a #8 spot on the Jazz Billboard Charts. Sol Empowered finds the artist in a positive space, as Ms. Cann states she has most recently been inspired in the areas of knowing, valuing and appreciating her own self-worth, and she desires to motivate others to do the same.
Lyrically, this is a love letter from Chantae to her listeners with an in depth look at her evolution as an artist, and most importantly who she has come to be as a person. Sol Empowered is intentional and deliberate, yet free-spirited.
For more info on Chantae Cann, visit www.chantaecann.com.
Released December 19, 2017.
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