vagabon wrote a song so good she had to keep it
By Awa Gueye
June 20, 2019
Lætitia Tamko goes by the moniker Vagabon. You might already know her from her 2017 debut album Infinite Worlds or perhaps you’re meeting her right now with her latest single, “Flood Hands” from her upcoming album, All The Women In Me. If so, this is one hell of an introduction. The track is special, so much so that she originally wrote it for a well-known pop-duo before realizing the song was meant for herself and she could not stand to part with it.
“Flood Hands” is a reminder that good things come in three’s. It is a melodic marriage of R&B, electronic, and pop sounds with her poetic lyrics serving as the glue that balances her experimental merging of different genres.
Tamko is a force to be reckoned with, writing and producing every song on All The Women In Me. She is proudly vulnerable on this record giving us a hard beat matched with honest lyrics to cry to (or at least give a soulful “mmm” to): I know even if run from it I’m still in it / I know I’ll hold you so close / I know even if I run from it I’m still in it / I know in my heart.
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