Discussing the album in an interview with Billboard printed yesterday (November 16), SZA revealed that the venture is titled ‘S.O.S.’, and is ready for launch someday in December. The singer stated she’s “at the moment harassed” concerning the album’s impending deadline and elaborated on the “crimson tape” that comes with its launch.
“I hate the crimson tape analytics of dropping something, it’s so traumatic,” SZA stated. “I may actually burst into tears and run by this wall at any second. I’m successfully falling aside.” SZA clarified that whereas the album rollout “requires a whole lot of consideration and manoeuvring”, she’s extra harassed concerning the expectations that accompany her music.
“It’s not just like the album stress, it’s simply, life is fucking arduous”, she stated. “To be anticipated to do something at a excessive degree whereas life is life-ing is fucking loopy. This isn’t meant for an individual, it’s meant for a machine.”
The singer later mentioned the delays which have surrounded ‘S.O.S.’ She cited her grandmother’s battle with Alzheimer’s illness as one such delay, alongside her touring schedule and the COVID-19 pandemic. Elsewhere within the interview, SZA stated the calls for of constant music have made her mirror on the longevity of her profession, noting that “chasing after superstardom” just isn’t “sustainable.”
“I really feel like music, on this capability, I don’t see longevity”, SZA stated. “I wish to create, I like to jot down, I wish to sing, and I wish to share. However I don’t know if chasing after superstardom or no matter I’m alleged to be doing proper now’s sustainable for me. I’mma take a superb swing at it, and I’mma give ’em my best possible.”
SZA’s ‘S.O.S.’ replace comes after her latest declare that she’s in no rush to launch the album, telling Advanced final month that “when my shit comes out, it comes out.” She later revealed that she’d written 100 songs for ‘S.O.S.’, claiming on the time that it could arrive “any day now.”
She launched the album’s lead single ‘Shirt’ later that month, and adopted it up final week with a teaser clip titled ‘PSA’. SZA will function the musical visitor for an episode of Saturday Evening Reside subsequent month alongside host Keke Palmer. The December 3 episode will mark SZA’s second look on the present, having carried out the ‘Ctrl’ tracks ‘Love Galore’ and ‘The Weekend’ throughout a 2017 episode.