Album Narrative: Summer Walker’s Debut ‘Over It,’ One of The Best Albums Of The Year


The 23-year-old sensation Summer Walker recently released her debut album Over It and has turned the industry upside down with its debut, premiering at No 2. on the Billboard 200 amid garnering 134,000 equivalent album units in its first week, according to Billboard, thus earning this album one of the largest streaming weeks ever for an R&B album by a woman. Those numbers are not only impressive but virtually unheard of. The only other woman to top those numbers was Beyoncé with her infamous album Lemonade but let’s also take notice to the fact that, that was not The Queen B’s debut album but indeed her sixth. – There’s something unorthodox yet infectious about Summer Walker. She crafts R&B music like something straight out of the 90’s making this body of work inevitably nostalgic. It reminds me of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album in that this project sounds like one continuous record. I am not saying that each record sounds the same, but that they can be played together continuously – you don’t need to skip any records….

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