Love Damini Is Burna Boy’s Most Personal Album
Burna Boy who is an award-winning Nigerian singer dropped his sixth studio album titled, “Love Damini.”
In the album, Burna has taken some emotional risks to reflect on his personal life experiences. The Album which consists of 19 tracks explains grief, heartbreak, sex, love, environment and politics.
In his interview with Shopping For Sneakers, he made it public that Love Damini is his most personal album. Albeit, in his previous albums he had focused on his immediate environment, most often, talking about the problems bedevilling Nigeria and the entire African continent.
However, he also stated, “I have actually made more money from ‘Last Last’ than any other song in my whole career.”
“Love Damini’s” debut on the UK album chart at number 2 created history as it became the highest charting Afrobeats album in the UK.
The song ‘Last Last‘ is the 7th track on the list of 19 tracks in the Album. The song which was a hit single has gotten massive feat among the global music audiences as it topped Afrobeats Songs chart on the US Billboard.
In the album Love Damini, you would hear a chorus of voices chanting “This is my story.” And, with some energy, Burna Boy reflects on some of the ups and downs he encountered along his journey to success. Over the tasteful, from the lyrics that flow with the tone, his voice tastes intimate and personal.
The songs are deeply soulful resonating with the current reality of life in Nigeria.
On the track “Whiskey,” with a sober tone, he expresses the negative impact environmental pollution has done to his home town.
On the track “For My Hand,” Burna featured ED Sheeran. The collaboration got lots of reactions as some people see it as something made in heaven. There’s an intense vocal delivery from the duo but Burna’s deep voice, it takes over that of Ed Sheeran. The lyrics are so poetic and heart-touching.
“Common Person” is another interesting track on the album. It captured the life of an average poor Nigerian. After each verse, a guitar and horn weave sounds in sequence. It’s a spiritual vibe that travels wide inside the brain.
In “How Bad It Could Be” Burna come up with some thoughtful lines that are emotional and pains that could be felt at heart.
“When it’s raining, you wish the sun was shining; When the sun shines, you wish the rain was falling; You’re always searching, never seem to find it, Looking in all the wrong places.”
In the last track, which is titled Love Damini, the African giant featured Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
In the song, Burna Boy regretted his past years, so he said, “should have talked to Sound Sultan more before he fucking died, I should show people more love while they still alive.”
In conclusion, one could see that Burna Boy has remained steadfast with his music career as he tries to balance his personal life and global ambitions worldwide.