Pride 2021 Vinyl Of Queer Club Classics And New Age Anthems Due Out
A new vinyl compilation called Pride 2021 has been announced, which will be released on 28th May 2021 but is available to pre-order from today.
LGBTQ+ Pride is synonymous with equality, diversity, acceptance and freedom of expression. After missing out on parades and festivities in 2020 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the summer of 2021 is truly set to be an explosive celebration and this vinyl compilation pressed onto rose vinyl is the perfect soundtrack.
The vinyl offers a multi-faceted LGBTQ+ experience, with Side A of Pride 2021 entitled “Queer Club Classics, transporting the listener straight back to an era filled with timeless tunes and brilliant hits. The album opens with the instantly recognisable 1998 smash hit, Believe, from the beloved queer icon, Cher, and what follows on Side A is a disco-themed journey through some of the LGBTQ+ community’s most beloved tunes. These tracks include Tina Turner‘s The Best; Sister Sledge’s We Are Family, a musical reminder that everyone who is LGBTQ+ is part of a community that looks out for each other, Candi Staton’s Young Hearts Run Free, a song so resonant with the community for its message of liberation and freedom, and more tunes sure to get you up and dancing.
Side B is entitled New Age Anthems and brings us into the 21st Century with sex-positive, self-confident, coming of age tunes from pop giants including Charli XCX and Dua Lipa, as well as the rising star, L Devine. Opening with Lizzo’s charismatic anthem, Juice, it’s celebrates setting aside time to feel yourself and to celebrate the skin you’re in. Side B also includes Canadian queer icons Tegan & Sara’s timeless track Closer, a song filled with anticipation and fantasy, and L Devine & INDIIA’s Naked Alone, a sex-positive banger blending R&B elements with funk and pop, along with more modern pop anthems that resonate with the community.
The artwork for Pride 2021 comes courtesy of Tania Neacsu. The album, pressed on rose coloured vinyl is available to pre-order today (25th March) directly from the Dig! store here and will be officially released on 28th May 2021.