Sainte announces the tracklist for his upcoming project Out the blue. The 22-year-old from Leicester shared the image of the album cover with the tracklist to his 29 thousand followers.
The post was met with comments from a number of significant names in the music scene with the likes of British musician Kamal, Rushy as well as Nigerian artist Teezee and Canadian creator Trey Richards.
The tracklist is 7 songs and features 6 artists on 3 songs. The singles on the track are “West”,” ’03”, “Midnight” and “You never”. 4 of the 7 songs will feature Sainte on his own, while 3 tracks will hold 6 features including the previously released; “Summer is blue ” featuring A2 and Knucks, the elder statesman of the alt UK hip hop scene. A2 released what he claimed to be his last project earlier this year titled Just so you know, which he released and then shared on Twitter will be his last project as he goes into retirement. Knucks hasn’t released a project since 2020 when he dropped London class which currently sits on just over 7 million Spotify streams.
“No love” featuring Miraa May is the other previously released track, the single was released in August and features Tottenham songstress Miraa May. The track currently sits on just under a million Spotify streams and 195 thousand youtube views, it sees Sainte go into a more relaxed rapping style to compliment Miraas angelic vocals, the pair performed the track together for the first time at Strawberries and Creem festival where Miraa brought Sainte out to perform on her set.
The final featured track is “Azure” featuring Chi Virgo, Odeal and Tay Iwar. The title of the track fits the Out the blue theme with the definition of “Azure” meaning bright blue in colour like a cloudless sky. The track is an all Nigerian Lineup with Chi Virgo who was born in Nigeria but raised in Cheltenham, the now London based songstress has a delicate delivery that matches the style and aesthetic that he presents. Tay Iwar also features on this track and in recent times has been on a run of features having released his last album in 2019, the 24-year-old Nigerian has featured on tracks alongside Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Juls and Pa Salieu in 2021 alone.
British Nigerian Odeal is the final feature on this track and will bring his RnB sound which he mixes with more upbeat afrobeat inspired beats, he has been pushing out quality music since his breakout track “Vicious cycle” in 2019 and his appearance on Saintes Project will be his first feature on another artist work.
Saintes Out The Blue is set to drop this coming Friday, the 15th of October and can be pre-ordered here.