First Listen: H.E.R. gives sonic treat on Obama Netflix series

(June 4, 2021) 2021 is absolutely the year of Gabriella Wilson, aka H.E.R. The extremely talented singer and songwriter has made this year her own, beginning with her stunning appearance at the Super Bowl, then with Grammy wins and Oscar wins, combined with a string of acclaimed singles and even her own ultra-cool Old Navy commercial.

Her new single comes from the Barack and Michelle Obama/Kenya Barris Netflix series on citizenship We The People. “Change” is half Curtis Mayfield, half Schoolhouse Rock and 100% fine.

If I’m just one person will my voice even stand out?
Can I make a difference if I don’t even know how to change?
I don’t even know how to change
We don’t even know how to change
I wanna know how to change

(June 4, 2021) 2021 is absolutely the year of Gabriella Wilson, aka H.E.R. The extremely talented singer and songwriter has made this year her own, beginning with her stunning appearance at the Super Bowl, then with Grammy wins and Oscar wins, combined with a string of acclaimed singles and even her own ultra-cool Old Navy commercial.

Her new single comes from the Barack and Michelle Obama/Kenya Barris Netflix series on citizenship We The People. “Change” is half Curtis Mayfield, half Schoolhouse Rock and 100% fine.

If I’m just one person will my voice even stand out?
Can I make a difference if I don’t even know how to change?
I don’t even know how to change
We don’t even know how to change
I wanna know how to change

Musically, the song is another winner, with a throwback arrangement of drum, wahwah and acoustic guitar and H.E.R.’s now instantly recognizable vocals leading the way.

This is a song that has all the right messages about our rights (and duties) as citizens, and the fact it is an earworm is all bonus. Check out “Change” below and welcome the blazingly hot H.E.R. back to the stage.

By Chris Rizik

H.E.R. – “Change”

 
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