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Riff: Laura Mvula – “That’s Alright”

Mar 29, 2013

I will never be what you want and that’s alright/Cause my skin ain’t light and my body ain’t tight/And that’s alright/But if I might, I must stand and fight

from That's Alright lyrics by Laura Mvula

Laura Mvula is a champion of self-empowerment, a spiritual descendant exhibiting some of soul music’s finest characteristics – from her bombastic voice and fearless reproach to her regal elegance. She’s a throwback, but full of timeless qualities; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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