August 27, 2008 – Houston, TX – SoL-AngeL and the Hadley St. Dreams, the edgy and eclectic sophomore release from Solange Knowles, is available digitally and in stores nation wide today. She is currently in New York appearing and performing on several national television programs to promote the new release.
Solange steps out with a fresh, beautiful and delicious sound on her new CD, SoL-AngeL and the Hadley St. Dreams. The album features a literal dream team of collaborators including Mark Ronson, Cee-Lo, Pharrell, Jack Splash, The Neptunes, the legendary award-winning Lamont Dozier, and Bilal.
Inspired by the ’60s and early ’70s, Solange showcases a Motown influenced sound that has been given a brand-new kick while at the same time offering her love of London-inspired Electronica on a few select hits. Highlight tracks on SoL-AngeL and the Hadley St. Dreams include The Neptunes produced “I Decided – PT1,” and the Freemasons version of the same tune, “I Decided – PT2,” the Soulshock & Karlin produced “Sandcastle Disco,” the Cee-Lo penned “T.O.N.Y” and the honest and revealing co-written and co-produced by Solange, “God Given Name.” A new video for “Sandcastle Disco,” directed by Solange herself, recently debuted on MTV’s F’N MTV and BET’s 106 & Park.
Upcoming television appearances for Solange include a performance on The Today Show (August 26th), a performance on MTV’s TRL (August 26th), The Early Show (August 28th), a performance on Fashion Rocks (September 9th), and a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live (September 10th). She kicked off her album release week with a performance on Late Night with David Letterman and an appearance on BET 106 & Park which both aired August 25th. On Saturday, August 30th, Solange will perform for the Tom Joyner Family Reunion in Orlando, FL then head to her hometown of Houston, TX for a parking lot performance and in store autograph session at Wal-Mart Store #2718 at 6:00PM CST on August 31st.