Song of the Day #3,206: ‘Fall’ – Chloe x Halle

The week’s final Chloe x Halle track is another cut from their Sugar Symphony EP, written by the sisters themselves. It’s a more traditional piano ballad than yesterday’s SOTD, but only slightly more traditional.

Had they written it two years ago, I could easily see Beyoncé putting it on Lemonade. I wouldn’t be surprised if one of their songs makes it on whatever Queen Bey releases next.

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Song of the Day #3,205: ‘Drop’ – Chloe x Halle

Last year Chloe x Halle released Sugar Symphony, their first EP on Beyoncé’s Parkland label. It’s part of a reported six album, $1 million deal.

Those terms have proved to be quite controversial among fans and YouTube commenters. Some call it a lucky break that 99% of YouTubers can only dream of, while others call it modern day slavery. $500,000 apiece for six albums does seem awfully low, although if those albums are 6-track EPs like this one, they might come pretty quick.

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Song of the Day #3,202: ‘Hymn for the Weekend’ – Chloe x Halle

This week is dedicated to the inspiring tale of Chloe x Halle, a singing sister duo from Atlanta. They’ve been posting YouTube videos since 2008, when they were 10 and 8, respectively.

I’m skipping ahead 8 years from those days to a couple of covers the sisters posted in 2016, at the ripe old ages of 16 and 18.

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