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Performer: Laura Mvula
Title: The Dreaming Room
Country: Europe
Released: 2016
Category: Rock / Pop
Rating: 4.6 ✦
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The Dreaming Room is the second studio album conducted and written by Laura Mvula. It is the comeback album of Mvula's music career since her debut album was released three years earlier. It also features production works from executive producer Troy Miller and has been heavily produced by the instrumental crew that make up The London Symphony Orchestra. The album was released on 17 June 2016 through RCA Records.

Arranged By – Laura Mvula (tracks: B1). Backing Vocals – Laura Mvula (tracks: A4), Troy Miller (tracks: A4). Backing Vocals – Dionne Douglas (tracks: B6), Iona Thomas (tracks: B6), Mariama Abudulai (tracks: B6). Bass Guitar – Michael Olatuja (tracks: A4, A5), Troy Miller (tracks: B6). Celesta – Laura Mvula (tracks: A6). Cello – James Douglas (4) (tracks: A1, B1, B2). Co-producer – Laura Mvula (tracks: A1 to B4, B6). Conductor – Troy Miller (tracks: A2 to B1, B4). Design – Kathryn Hassan.

Laura Mvula, the soul singer from Birmingham, England, doesn’t really sound like anyone but herself. The result is an album that feels much longer than the 36 minutes it takes up end to end. As with a stage play, The Dreaming Room requires a rigorous type of attention. It pays dividends, and yet Mvula’s artistry doesn’t require this particular type of staging to show through.

The only other guest appearance comes from Nile Rodgers, whose golden and unmistakable rhythm guitar is threaded throughout "Overcome," one of the many highlights of this powerful album.

Personal pain becomes complex, exultant pop on the British soul star’s stunning second album. Building on the eclectic, strange pleasures of her debut Sing To The Moon, Mvula-working alongside Amy Winehouse drummer Tommy Miller-uses her battles with anxiety as the fuel for bruised, neo-jazz ballads ( Show Me Love ) and, perhaps most surprisingly, a few irresistible trips to the dance floor. Let Me Fall is a tumbling waterfall of synth, Phenomenal Woman packs preposterous funk, and the Nile Rodgers-backed Overcome is a certified disco banger. The Dreaming Room Laura Mvula.

Laura Mvula talks about her rise to fame, the problem's she's faced and the inspiration behind her new material. Plus a performance of Show Me Love taken from the new album - The Dreaming Room. On National Women in Engineering day we hear from Naomi Climer, the first woman president of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Now she's back in the UK - having spent time in LA - she wants to change the image of the engineer, and encourage more girls to consider it as a career. Schools across the UK will start sending students off for work experience over the next few weeks.

Album: The Dreaming Room. Label: RCA. Genre: R&B, Soul. The Dreaming Room is full of such material.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Who I Am 1:19
2 Overcome
Featuring – Nile Rodgers
3:12
3 Bread 3:22
4 Lucky Man 2:53
5 Let Me Fall 3:40
6 Kiss My Feet 3:44
7 Show Me Love 6:03
8 Renaissance Moon 0:46
9 Angel 3:41
10 People
Featuring – Wretch 32
3:48
11 Nan 1:12
12 Phenomenal Woman 2:44
13 Phenomenal Woman (Idris Elba’s 90’s Flex Mix)
Remix – Idris Elba
4:53
14 Overcome (MXXWLL Remix)
Featuring – Nile RodgersRemix – MXXWLL
2:44

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Sear Sound

Credits

  • Arranged By – Laura Mvula (tracks: 2, 7, 8)
  • Arranged By [Orchestral Arrangement] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 3, 4), Troy Miller (tracks: 3, 5, 6, 7, 10)
  • Artwork, Design – Kathryn Hassan
  • Backing Vocals – Laura Mvula (tracks: 4), Troy Miller (tracks: 4), Wretch 32 (tracks: 10)
  • Bass Drum, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Neil Percy (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Bass Guitar – Michael Olatuja (tracks: 4, 5), Troy Miller (tracks: 12)
  • Bass Trombone, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Paul Milner (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Robert O'Neill (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Celesta – Laura Mvula (tracks: 6)
  • Cello – James Douglas (tracks: 1, 7, 8)
  • Cello, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Alastair Blayden (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Amanda Truelove (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Daniel Gardner (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Eve-Marie Caravassilis (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Noel Bradshaw (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Tim Hugh (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Co-producer – Laura Mvula (tracks: 1 to 10, 12)
  • Conductor – Troy Miller (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Crotales [Bowed Crotales], Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Neil Percy (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Cymbal, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Neil Percy (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Double Bass – Karl Rasheed-Abel*
  • Double Bass, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Colin Paris (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Jani Pensola (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Matthew Gibson (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Patrick Laurence (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Drums – Troy Miller (tracks: 2 to 6, 9, 10, 12)
  • Electric Bass – John Scofield (tracks: 6), Michael Olatuja (tracks: 2)
  • Electric Guitar – Lionel Loueke (tracks: 2, 3, 5), Troy Miller (tracks: 10, 12)
  • Electric Guitar [Main Riff] – John Scofield (tracks: 2)
  • Electric Piano [Wurlitzer] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 5)
  • Engineer – Jonathan Allen (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Ted Tuthill (tracks: 2 to 10, 12)
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Cameron Alexander (tracks: 2 to 4), Gosha Usov (tracks: 5 to 7, 9, 10, 12), Grant Valentine (tracks: 2 to 4), John Prestage (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Laurence Anslow (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Owen Mulholland (tracks: 2 to 4)
  • Guitar – Nile Rodgers (tracks: 2)
  • Guitar [Guitar Noise] – John Scofield (tracks: 12)
  • Harmonium – Laura Mvula (tracks: 2, 7), Troy Miller (tracks: 1)
  • Harp [Additional], Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Brandee Younger (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Harp, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Bryn Lewis (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Horn, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Alexander Edmundson (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Angela Barnes (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Jonathan Lipton (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Paul Gardham (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Kalimba – Troy Miller (tracks: 1)
  • Keyboards – Laura Mvula (tracks: 1)
  • Management – ATC Management, Kwame Kwaten
  • Mastered By – Peter Beckmann
  • Mixed By – Troy Miller
  • Orchestra – The London Symphony Orchestra (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Percussion – Laura Mvula (tracks: 1, 10, 12), Troy Miller (tracks: 2, 6, 9)
  • Percussion, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Neil Percy (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Photography [Cover], Cover – Josh Shinner
  • Piano – Laura Mvula (tracks: 7)
  • Producer – Troy Miller (tracks: 1 to 10, 12)
  • Rap – Wretch 32 (tracks: 10)
  • Sitar [Electric Sitar] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 9), Troy Miller (tracks: 9, 10)
  • Synth – Laura Mvula (tracks: 1, 2), Troy Miller (tracks: 2)
  • Synth [Bass] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 6, 12)
  • Synth [Moog] – Troy Miller (tracks: 3, 4)
  • Synth [Prophet 6] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 12), Troy Miller (tracks: 4, 5, 8 to 10, 12)
  • Synth [Roland Paraphonic Bass] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 5, 6, 10)
  • Synth [Roland Paraphonic] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 3, 4, 6, 7, 12), Troy Miller (tracks: 5, 6, 12)
  • Synth [Solina Arp String Machine] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 7)
  • Synth [Synth Bass] – Laura Mvula (tracks: 2, 3), Troy Miller (tracks: 3)
  • Tam-tam, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Neil Percy (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Timpani, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Antoine Bedewi (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Trombone, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – James Maynard (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Peter Moore (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Trumpet, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Daniel Newell (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), David Geoghegan (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Gerald Ruddock (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Phil Cobb (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Viola, Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Edward Vanderspar (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Germán Clavijo (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Jonathan Welch (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Lander Echevarria (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Malcolm Johnston (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Robert Turner (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Violin – Dionne Douglas (tracks: 1, 7, 8)
  • Violin [First Violin], Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Claire Parfitt (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Clare Duckworth (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Elizabeth Pigram (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Gerald Gregory (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Ginette Decuyper (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Jörg Hammann* (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Lennox Mackenzie (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Nigel Broadbent (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Roman Simovic (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Sylvain Vasseur (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Violin [Second Violin], Performer [London Symphony Orchestra] – Colin Renwick (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Matthew Gardner (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Miya Vaisanen (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Naoko Keatley (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Philip Nolte (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Richard Blayden (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), Thomas Norris* (tracks: 2 to 7, 10), William Melvin (tracks: 2 to 7, 10)
  • Vocals – Laura Mvula (tracks: 1 to 7, 9, 10, 12)
  • Vocals [Shouts] – Dionne Douglas (tracks: 12), Iona Thomas (tracks: 12), Mariama Abudulai (tracks: 12)
  • Voice – Laura Mvula (tracks: 11)
  • Written-By – Jermaine Scott (tracks: 10), Laura Mvula (tracks: 1 to 10, 12), Nile Rodgers (tracks: 2), Steve Brown (tracks: 5, 8), Troy Miller (tracks: 3 to 7, 12)

Notes

Tracks 13 and 14 are bonus tracks for the Japanese release only.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
88875165682 Laura Mvula The Dreaming Room ‎(CD, Album) Sony Music, RCA 88875165682 Europe 2016
88985381382 Laura Mvula The Dreaming Room ‎(CD, Album, S/Edition) Sony Music, RCA 88985381382 Europe 2016
88875165681 Laura Mvula The Dreaming Room ‎(LP, Album) Sony Music, RCA 88875165681 Europe 2016
88875192442 Laura Mvula The Dreaming Room ‎(CD, Album) Sony Music, RCA 88875192442 Australia & New Zealand 2016