Rising R&B talent Lucky Daye released his first album Painted Friday (May 24). The 13-track collection features production primarily from Grammy-award winning producer D’Mile, with one song, “Love You Too Much,” produced by another Grammy-award recipient, DJ Camper.
The New Orleans native released two EPs in November 2018 and February, respectively, titled I and II, leading up to his debut album. I received critical acclaim from supporters and music critics alike, with NPR Music asserting him as one of the “10 Kings of R&B for 2018.” They continued proclaiming “his versatility and strategic fusions of funk and jazz on I nod to how he might set himself apart come 2019.”
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This album is my first baby. Its where my heart hides. Its a colorful window that is exclusively open to the truest form(s) of love. It is a letter to you. You who judge me, you who hate me, you who talk love but never show me. You who watched me kill myself to love you. You who I should have loved but missed out on, You who I loved wrong. You who i want to have more of and it kills me because i can’t help it. You who I only want to be next to. And most importantly a letter to #mydayeones Thank you for reminding how it feels to be gave a fuck about! My fans 4ever are my friends 4ever!! #444 Painted – out now. Link in bio/stories 💚🍀💫
After the success of his premiere EP, Lucky released II, which received was well-received by Rolling Stone, FADER, Complex, ESSENCE, and more.
The Keep Cool/RCA Records artist’s first single “Roll Some Mo” is #9 on the Billboard Adult R&B songs chart. Lucky Daye is also an established songwriter, under the name David D. Brown, he contributed to Ella Mai’s “10,000 Hours,” and “Down,” along with “U + Me (Love Lesson)” and “Love Yourself” from the album Strength of a Woman by Mary J. Blige, among several others.
Check out the Painted stream, cover art and tracklist below.
1. Roll Some Mo
2. Late Night
5. Ready For Love (Interlude)
7. Paint It
8. Real Games
12. Try Your Fire
13. Love You Too Much