Helado Negro

Helado Negro: This Is How You Smile

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Artist: Helado Negro

Artist: Helado Negro
Title: This Is How You Smile
Product Type: VINYL LP

Helado Negro returns with This Is How You Smile, an album that freely flickers between clarity and obscurity, past and present geographies, bright and unhurried seasons. Miami-born, New York-based artist Roberto Carlos Lange embraces a personal and universal exploration of aura - seen, felt, emitted - on his sixth album and second for RVNG Intl. This Is How You Smile derives from Jamaica Kincaid's "Girl," a story she wrote in the form of a mother's sole, complicated, but loving voice, speaking a "How to" litany of advice ranging from domestic chores to what a daughter, an immigrant and young woman of color, must do to protect herself in a world that was not designed by or for her. This is how joy, or it's visage, at turns comforts, constricts, or becomes armor.

Tracks:
1.1 Please Won't Please
1.2 Imagining What to Do
1.3 Echo for Camperdown Curio
1.4 Fantasma Vaga
1.5 Pais Nublado
1.6 Running
1.7 Seen My Aura
1.8 Sabana de Luz
1.9 43411
1.10 Todo Lo Que Me Falta
1.11 Two Lucky
1.12 My Name Is for My Friends

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