Sampa The Great - Birds And The BEE9 (RSD22)
This is an exclusive release for Record Store Day 2022. It will be available in-store, from 8:00am on Saturday 18th June on a first come, first served basis.
Any remaining copies will be available on-line from 8:00pm on Monday 20th June.
Before her critically acclaimed album ‘The Return’ (Ninja Tune), equal parts songwriter, poet, singer and lyricist Sampa The Great made her mixtape debut on Big Dada with ‘Birds And The BEE9’. The mixtape won the Australian equivalent of The Mercury Prize (The Australian Music Prize) and features production from Slowthai producer Kwes Darko and Silentjay (who produced the lion’s share of ‘The Return’).
Five years on it’s been repressed on yellow and orange splatter vinyl and a liner note from Sampa The Great.
Recommended if you like: Little Simz, SAULT, Kendrick Lamar, Thundercat, Hiatus Kaiyote, Anderson .Paak, Sons of Kemet and Arlo Parks.
5 Year Anniversary Edition of “Birds And The BEE9” for Record Store Day 2022.
Yellow and Orange splatter vinyl, printed inner and liner note insert from Sampa The Great. Download code included.
Artist: Sampa The Great
Label: Big Dada
Format: Vinyl LP
Cat Number: BD287V
Released: 23rd April 2022