Song of the Month Special: Acantha Lang completes her trifecta beautifully

We've been raving all year about New Orleans-raised, London-based singer and songwriter Acantha Lang, and SoulTrackers have definitely agreed. She first won us over with a scorching live performance of her song "He Said/She Said," and then slowed it down with a beautiful tribute to her mother, "Lois Lang."

We've been raving all year about New Orleans-raised, London-based singer and songwriter Acantha Lang, and SoulTrackers have definitely agreed. She first won us over with a scorching live performance of her song "He Said/She Said," and then slowed it down with a beautiful tribute to her mother, "Lois Lang."

Now, Acantha finishes her trifecta of singles with a bouncy midtempo about a relationship that is falling apart. Co-written with noted songwriter and producer Jimmy Bralower, "Whatever Happened To Our Love?" is very personal to Acantha: “My relationship at the time was falling apart, and I was trying to find a job, so I was having a bit of a rough time. Jimmy called me that day to come to the studio and ‘Whatever Happened To Our Love?’ was born. Originally the song had a slower, more melancholy vibe, but after a period of reflection, I had no regrets on how things turned out. I did a little re-write on the lyrics and the song naturally evolved into this new and funky version. Time is a great teacher and it taught me that sometimes breaking up with someone can be a blessing in disguise so I decided to give the track some positive energy.”

With a vocal performance that recalls Betty Wright, and a full-bodied, horn filled production that would make Stax proud, Acantha delivers yet another timeless jam that will no doubt please SoulTrackers. Breaking up never sounded so good.

"Whatever Happened To Our Love?" is our Song of the Month for May. And we have a special treat: Acantha has recorded a special greeting and acoustic performance of the song for SoulTrackers. We also have the full studio version below. Check them below and help us celebrate an artist who is definitely on a creative roll.

By Chris Rizik

Acantha Lang
"Whatever Happened To Our Love?"

"Whatever Happened To Our Love?" is now out on all music platforms
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