When doubts surround your mind,
Cloud your vision, and question your ambition
Good times or hard times, times’ changing,
Though one must remember that The Real Thing Don’t Change.
One must aflame the flicker of faith, desire burns like a will of fire,
And Porcelan is the one.
This Septembre 15th, Porcelan has released her debut single, titled The Real Thing Don’t Change, a track that blows a fresh air of hope.
Gospel-like and Old Soul type of sounds, Porcelan brings in a peaceful energy along soothing words.
There’s a heavy church spirit in it and this kind of atmosphere perfectly suits Porcelan’s music as an introduction of her project.
Indeed, the lady has been singing since she’s 10, with abundant school choir solos before finding her very own voice as a songwriter, performer, and recording artist.
Legendary STAX songwriter, producer, and executive David Porter seems to acknowledge himself her vocal skills, the Soul she’s got and her work ethic. As a proof, her partnered with Porcelan for the sound of her debut single.
Besides the title The Real Thing might be a wink to David Porter‘s previous work, as he released an Soul and Blues album titled Into A Real Thing, with the track Hang On Sloopy, back in 1971.
You can tell his Soul inspired more than one, it probably the sound of Michael Kiwanuka.
Since 1971, it seems Porter has still got it, as he made an amazing work with Porcelan.
The piano chords and the layer with the violin strings give the song its classical-Gospel color, while the progression of the drums gives it its raw and old-school Soul.
On top of that, Porcelan’s strong voice rocks your mind, back and forth, along an impacting rhythmic structure.
That’s how you put in light the DNA of a young artist, made of Pop, Soul and R&B.
No wonder why Stevie Wonder said “She’ll be the next Whitney Houston”.