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Album: Water For Your Soul (2015)
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  • This is a track from Water for Your Soul, an album that incorporates reggae influences. The idea for a reggae record dates back to the early 2010s when Stone came up with this song. It was before The English songstress worked with the reggae artist Damien Marley on the SuperHeavy album. She recalled to HMV.com: "I was in my kitchen. I wasn't in my house I live in now, I was in the holiday cottage next to my house, I remember that song and dancing around in this tiny little kitchen, coming up with it. Now that must have been over five years ago so it's been with me for a long time."

    "I started it, then I did the SuperHeavy thing with Damian (Marley), while we were doing that I played it to Damian and he loved it and he encouraged me to continue the reggae sound, it really blossomed from there."
  • Water for Your Soul was recorded and produced by Stone with Damian Marley. The Jamaican artist also features on this track.


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