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Kelissa takes time

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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KELISSA is opening up about her apprehensions to do love songs, following the release of Take Your Time's music video.

The track is featured on her second EP, Spellbound, released in January. The video was shot in New York.

“I used to be very reluctant to create and sing about too much love. And even when I wrote love songs, I would never record them or share it with anyone. I often felt like it made me soft and cliché, as if that's the only topic that we women can sing about. And I also felt as if there were much more important things to address in my music other than the trivial nuances of love. And then love broke my heart more than once. I also observed women in my life experience hurt, pain and abuse through this so-called love,” she told the Jamaica Observer.

Kelissa said she has embraced her new outlook.

“I now take pride in being that gentle reminder to my sisters that we are queens and worthy of the best love. This song is a statement and an affirmation that I'm not any old girl,” she said.

Spellbound has 17 tracks, including Wake Up And Live with Jesse Royal, How Many More and Topsy Turvy.

— Sade Gardner

 

 

 

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