Ed Motta has released “Slumberland”, the second single from his upcoming album titled Behind The Tea Chronicles which will be released October 20th, 2023. The track is accompanied by a very special animinated lyric video.
After a five year break, Motta is back with his 14th studio album focused on “groovy soulful songs” and also “cinematic moods.”
The title Slumberland is a direct reference to the animated movie series ‘Little Nemo in Slumberland’ which was written by Winsor McCay.
Regarding the single “Slumberland,” Motta calls this musical style “Psychedelic Soul”. The new track comes along with a video from Ed Motta’s wife Edna Lopes who created a lyric video that draws huge inspiration from Franco-Belgian comics (Bandes Desinées), in this particular case the “ligne claire” style of which Motta is a huge fan.
Behind The Tea Chronicles features a lineup of musicians, including both Brazilian and international artists. The singers Paulette McWilliams and Philip Ingram can be heard as backup vocals as well as the Czech FILMharmonic Orchestra.