Demisexual Lovelace, the new album from Brooklyn based artist Fielded, is an intimate exploration of mortality, sex, womanhood and intersectionality. It’s a project that questions the nature of our relationships, of love and shame, of the shackles we place on ourselves and each other. This is Fielded’s first full-length since 2018 and it is significantly more autobiographical than her past work, inspired by healing modalities such as the group work of recovery, a deepening relationship to herbalism and meditative labor with the earth.

This album is a turning point for Fielded, leaving pop behind for a more introspective sound where her voice can truly be experienced in its fullest, most sincere range and timbre. Although she is a producer, Fielded wanted to focus more on the songwriting, so she brought in David Lackner of Galtta Tapes and Blue Jazz TV to co-produce. She also took a step back from drum production on a few songs and asked Willie Green, who also mixed and mastered the album, to step in and make the beats. Billy Woods appears on “Justus”, a song about the bloom of love and the giddy moment before you reveal your true feelings to someone for the first time. Elucid shows out on “Grasses Sweet” a song from the perspective of Mother Earth from the time of the Columbian Exchange until the present.

I found that as a solo artist I was beginning to feel lonely in my work and working as a team brought the songs to life in a way that I honestly couldn’t have even imagined” Fielded explains, “after ‘Drip Drip’ I was ready for the support of a musical family that could help me make something I felt really in sync with. Working in tandem with David Lackner and Willie Green taught me that the expectations of what you hear in your head as the final outcome of a project are not only achievable but surpassable”

A thread of heartbreak runs through Demisexual Lovelace like an artery, carrying blood and oxygen to it’s disparate parts. The project begins with questions pertaining to traditions like monogamy, parenthood and gender roles during the end of a relationship, but ultimately wanders into parts unknown. There are no answers here. There are, however, a few spells. This album exists as a friend for the lonely, a dance into the minds of overthinking romantics, a hopeful plea for redemption in the eyes of one’s higher self and the promise to do better next time.

We also have a bonus track “Valleys & Peaks” that will be available exclusive when pre-ordering on Bandcamp or along with your digital download when ordering from our website. Fielded recorded it after finishing Demisexual Lovelace and we all loved it so much, we wanted to include it with this project. Matter of fact, she can do a better job of explaining it than us:

I think that this song is the result of all of the emotional labor I did during the creation of Demisexual Lovelace.  It’s about a love that exists beyond selfishness, passive-aggressiveness and codependency.  It’s about accepting another as who they are versus projecting what you want them to be onto the relationship.  It’s about learning in love; understanding that love is a place where we meet to grow, to change, to understand ourselves, our friends, our partners and the world a little bit more.  There is no hierarchy, no desperation.  It is a love I dream of.  “Valleys and Peaks” signifies the passing of a hard time for me and an incantation welcoming a new way of existing with both friends and lovers.  I’m thrilled to include it as a bonus track because I’m so pleased with how it came out thanks to Dave (production, keys), Willie Green (beats, mixing, mastering), Nick Lenchner (bass) and Aviva Jaye Mitchell (harp)

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