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Lucinda Chua - Vinyl Out Now, Plus London Show
Lucinda Chua : Vinyl Out Now, Plus London Show
13th August 2021

Today, Lucinda Chua releases Antidotes, a special vinyl edition compilation of her two debut eponymously-titled solo EPs.

Primarily using her voice, a cello and an array of effects units, Antidotes is a collection of ambient pop songs that are intimate, atmospheric and enchanting.  A perfect introduction to Chua’s unique sonic vocabulary, the 8-track release includes recent Antidotes 2 singles ‘Until I Fall’ and ‘Torch Song’.  If Antidotes 1 is Chua building the landscape and scenary for her music, Antidotes 2 is her living within it.

+ Buy Antidotes from the 4AD Store on vinyl here +
+ Stream Antidotes 2 on all digital platforms here +

Praise for Antidotes 2

“Chua’s stately and luscious vocals have palpable soul; likewise her serene melodies” - MOJO ****
“Bewitching” - Uncut
“Spellbinding music” - Dazed
“Lucinda Chua makes the sculptural, beguiling, atmospheric kind of music you can cocoon yourself inside” - gal-dem
“Her songs are deep pools of sound and emotion partially lit by quivering strings and Chua’s half-whispered vocals” - The New Cue

To celebrate the release of Antidotes, Lucinda Chua will headline Peckham’s Bold Tendencies in London on Friday 27th August.  Head here for tickets and further information.

Lucinda Chua is a singer, songwriter, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist based in South London.  Born in London and raised in Milton Keynes, Chua has English, Malaysian and ancestral Chinese roots. Having learned music by ear from the age of three using the Suzuki method (whereby young children are taught music in the same way they would a native language), Chua regards music as a natural form of non-verbal self-expression.  While barely in her 20s, Chua caught the attention of US label kranky, releasing two albums with her first band Felix and touring with Stars of the Lid as a cellist and string arranger.  After Felix’s demise, and relocating to London, Chua self-released her debut solo EP Antidotes 1 whilst simultaneously performing FKA twigs’ live band for her Magdalene tour in 2019.  Sister release Antidotes 2 followed in May 2021 after signing with 4AD. Earning praise from Pitchfork, The Guardian, Dazed and gal-dem, Chua has performed one-person shows across the UK and Europe including Red Bull Music Festival London, MUTEK Barcelona, Tate Modern and Somerset House.

Lucinda Chua - Antidotes

A1. Feel Something
A2. Whatever It Takes
A3. Semitones
A4. Somebody Who
B1. Until I Fall
B2. An Avalanche
B3. Torch Song
B4. Before