First Listen: Parkes Stewart finds a "Black Pearl"

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    (March 30, 2022) Singer-songwriter Parkes Stewart has shown a certain measure of flexibility throughout his career. The native Detroiter has found success as a songwriter and performer in both R&B and Gospel genres. Stewart continues to show his ability to weave through various genres with his latest single, entitled "Black Pearl."

    On this mid-tempo cut that relies on a strong guitar melody, Stewart is sharing his thoughts on women of color. It's an anthem that celebrates the elegance, beauty and class of women. Stewart's tenor soars throughout the song as he delivers a vocal arrangement that feels equally current and retro. The maturity displayed in the song’s progression and structure will undoubtedly make it stand out in adult R&B markets 

    (March 30, 2022) Singer-songwriter Parkes Stewart has shown a certain measure of flexibility throughout his career. The native Detroiter has found success as a songwriter and performer in both R&B and Gospel genres. Stewart continues to show his ability to weave through various genres with his latest single, entitled "Black Pearl."

    On this mid-tempo cut that relies on a strong guitar melody, Stewart is sharing his thoughts on women of color. It's an anthem that celebrates the elegance, beauty and class of women. Stewart's tenor soars throughout the song as he delivers a vocal arrangement that feels equally current and retro. The maturity displayed in the song’s progression and structure will undoubtedly make it stand out in adult R&B markets 

    It is not easy to craft a song that is meant to represent a group of people, let alone a gender. Stewart's ease in delivering "Black Pearl" speaks to his innate ability to lyrically and musically allow listeners to connect to his overall message of love. Check it out below.

    By Keivu Knox

    Parkes Stewart - "Black Pearl"

     
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