Jailer crooner, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa, has dropped new album titled Bed of Stones.
The much awaited album which was released days back on Deluxe CD, Vinyl and Vendors worldwide has been available for pre-order iTunes.com since 25 of August.
Songs in the album were born from her life and the shock she felt coming off the road in 2012, after incredibly long tour.
“I needed time to pull myself together. I toured for 2 years, gave everything I had every single night. I had been a girl that was full life, force and energy that people looked out for 2 hours on stage, and then congratulated the backstage after the show.
But I was going home alone, never realising how exhausting all that actually is”.
After the last tour, she couldn’t stay at home so, she travelled and she wrote “Lagos, Berlin, the USA, London and Paris.
“I wanted to feel human again. Meet new people and do everything I always wanted to do before I hit 30.
“I wanted to learn how to swim, rent a car and drive from Nashville to New York and from New York to Los Angeles and I wanted to learn skateboard and drive a motorcycle”.
Asa’s life is part of her songs as much as our life is part of her songs; the inexhaustible subject that is love, the spiritual calling, the need to party or simply take a cup of tea with two friends. “These experiences didn’t necessarily make it into my songs, but they served a purpose, it’s all there.
“But I’m matured,” says the soon to be 32 year old international artist as the world enjoy her new offering.