Today, two-time GRAMMY winner Tori Kelly drops her acoustic version of Drake’s “Time Flies” in anticipation for her upcoming EP, Solitude. Her lullaby cover precedes the five-song EP that Tori recorded during quarantine which will be released on August 14.
Tori penned three of the EP’s tracks at home. After recording acoustic demos, she worked remotely with producers Monro, Spencer Stewart and Stint to complete “Value” and “Don’t Take Me Home.” On the funky, exuberant “Unbothered” – a much-needed dose of hope, looking to the good times ahead. The EP closes with the highly personal “Glad,” a soulful ballad that Tori wrote for her husband, producing and recording the song herself. In addition to the work for her upcoming EP, Tori began collaborating with other artists online via her “QuaranTEA with Tori” series and working on new music.
“I’ve never been more thankful for my home studio than I have during this season of being quarantined,” says Tori Kelly. “In some ways, it felt like I was going back to my roots, when I would be in my room, making songs and posting covers on YouTube. A lot of change has happened since my last album, so it felt great to just freely write what was on my heart and be inspired by different stories. I had so much fun creating this EP and I’m excited to share this new chapter of my music.”