Ava DuVernay’s new film is not just a wrinkle in time for dreamers, but a wrinkle in time for Sade Adu’s music fans.
March 9 will be our first time hearing fresh music from the soldier of love herself, Sade. She recorded “Flower of the Universe” specifically for the debut of the film adaptation A Wrinkle in Time and will be available on the movie’s soundtrack.
Film director DuVernay explains via tweet that both the song and collaboration was “a dream come true.”
Some may believe that we would never hear from Sade again, or that her time and career had come to an end because her last album came 8 years ago in 2010 titled, Soldier of Love. Thanks are in order to DuVernay for her efforts and such gift.
DuVernay tweeted, “I never thought she’d say yes, but asked anyway. She was kind + giving. A goddess. We began a journey together that I’ll never forget.”
Sade as the lead vocalist of the eponymous English band, together managed to release six albums over a lucrative 30-plus year career. Stretching from her first recorded album, Diamond Life (1984) to her last album Soldier of Love (2010).
The band Sade take their time between albums. Their absence of new material usually lasts anywhere from eight to ten years as noted by Newsweek. In 2010 Soldier of Love came out and collected a No.1 hit on Billboard’s 200 album chart. Their album before that, Lover’s Rock was produced in 2000, and eight years before that album they released Love Deluxe in 1992.
While there hasn’t been any sort hint that there may be a new album on the horizon, it’s safe to say we’re in close proximity. Even if there isn’t a new album on way surely, both dreamers and believers alike can appreciate the fresh serenades from the American Music Award’s 2002 Favorite Adult Contemporary Artist, Sade.