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JORJA SMITH RELEASES POWERFUL NEW VIDEO FOR
“ROSE ROUGE” FROM BLUE NOTE RE:IMAGINED

Jorja Smith has released a new video for “Rose Rouge” from the forthcoming album Blue Note Re:imagined. Directed by Samona Olanipekun, the video weaves together footage from the recent Black Lives Matters protests across the globe, creating a powerful backdrop to the song’s insistent repeated lyric: “I want you to get together, put your hands together one time.”

“We have to continue the conversation around injustices that are and have been inflicted upon black people all over the world. This video is a tribute to all the people who have paved the way for black empowerment and freedom. We are not going to stay quiet – black lives matter – they always have. Samona, who directed the video, captured the togetherness and power of the movement and I hope when you watch, you feel with us.”

—Jorja Smith

“With so much currently happening and even more yet to happen, I felt it was important to take stock. The film was an opportunity to highlight the immense effort being made including the strength and the spirit display. It’s so easy to get disheartened and lose sight of what we’re fighting for. Jorja’s ‘Rose Rouge’ is a beautiful track that has the power to unite and inspire. It was only right that we aimed to match that energy with the visuals. It was also important to draw a link to the freedom fighters that came before us. We’re part of a fight that began long before most of us were born and it’s highly likely it will continue after we are gone; all we can do is carry the baton and continue to demand change.”

—Samona Olanipekun

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On September 25, Blue Note/Decca will release Blue Note Re:imagined, a collection of classic Blue Note tracks reworked and newly recorded by a selection of the UK scene’s most exciting young talents today including Jorja Smith, Ezra Collective, Shabaka Hutchings, Nubya Garcia, Mr Jukes, Steam Down, Skinny Pelembe, Emma-Jean Thackray, Poppy Ajudha, Jordan Rakei, Fieh, Ishmael Ensemble, Blue Lab Beats, Melt Yourself Down, Yazmin Lacey, and Alfa Mist. The collection includes interpretations of tracks by Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Bobby Hutcherson, Joe Henderson, Donald Byrd, Eddie Henderson, McCoy Tyner, Andrew Hill, and St Germain.

Blue Note Records

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