London-based artist Nabihah Iqbal is set to release her new album ‘DREAMER’, and she has given fans another taste of what’s to come with her latest single and music video, “Sunflower.” Inspired by a William Blake poem and artists who die young and leave behind their art, Iqbal’s latest offering showcases her unique and evocative style.
The music video for “Sunflower,” directed by Cape Town musician Luh’ra, was filmed in South Africa earlier in the year. The clip features a stunning sunflower field, serving as the perfect backdrop for Iqbal’s poignant lyrics and captivating vocals. Luh’ra’s simple yet effective approach perfectly captures the essence of the song and its themes.
Nabihah Iqbal, also known as Throwing Shade, previously released “The World Couldn’t See Us” from the upcoming album ‘DREAMER’. The highly anticipated album, which features ten tracks, is set to be released on April 28th via Ninja Tune.
As part of her busy schedule, Iqbal will also be guest directing at the 2023 Brighton Festival. But before that, she is set to hold an album launch event on May 13th at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London. This event will also serve as the live premiere of ‘DREAMER,’ giving fans a chance to experience the album in a unique and intimate setting.
Overall, “Sunflower” is a stunning preview of what’s to come from Nabihah Iqbal’s upcoming album ‘DREAMER.’ With her mesmerizing vocals and insightful lyrics, Iqbal continues to showcase her unique style and ability to create music that is both evocative and captivating. The album launch event and guest directing spot at the Brighton Festival are sure to be just the beginning of what is set to be a promising year for this rising artist.