It’s been a little over a month since we’ve received the gem known as CTRL from singer-songtress SZA, and now she’s opening up more than ever about the process of releasing her debut album. During an interview with the Guardian, SZA shared that after several delays regarding the album’s release, TDE had taken control instead.
“They just took my hard drive from me,” she confessed of her record label holding her music. ” I just kept fucking everything up. I just kept moving shit around. I was choosing from 150, 200 songs, so I’m just like, who knows what’s good anymore?”
Judging by the success of her first album, which spawned the singles “Love Galore” and “Drew Barrymore”, you could say the album was solid and concise. SZA claims she actually doesn’t know who specifically took the hard drive with her album and she doesn’t know if the album we have received is what she would have released on her own terms. “Give me another month and it would have been something completely different,” she said. Despite this, the singer is optimistic about releasing new music in the future. “I have less anxiety about the things that hindered me putting this album out, so I’ll probably be done in the next six months,” she said confidently.
Check out SZA’s new music video for Supermodel here.