Song of the Day: Supernatural


It is not a simple task to gain favor with an artist as widely revered as Prince, but the L.A.-based neo-soul trio King managed to do just that, simply through the power of their music. Anita Bias joined forces with twin sisters Amber and Paris Strother to form the group in 2011. That year they released a vibrant EP, The Story, that continues to make waves in “soul revivalism” circles. Their song “Supernatural,” off that record, is like a big sonic smile in our ears. Rich organs are complemented wonderfully by Amber Strother’s silky voice and staccato hand claps. Described as “bewitching,” “spellbinding,” and magnetic, these ladies are bound for big things.

Read more of Max Gray at Big City Sasquatch or follow him on Twitter @City_Sasquatch. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in Encounters, Mount Hope, Conte,, and English Kills Review. He co-hosts the etymology podcast Words For Dinner and is a graduate of the Rutgers-Newark MFA program. More from this author →