Chakourah (Alecia Chakour) has completed a new EP, which is set for release next Friday, October 29. lotusland is the first studio record from Chakour (Tedeschi Trucks Band, Warren Haynes Band, Lettuce) in over a decade and her initial effort under the Chakourah moniker. She co-produced the six songs with her brother, multi-instrumentalist Alex Chakour (Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Brittany Howard). Their father Mitch Chakour (Joe Cocker) also makes a guest appearance on piano. Homer Steinwess (drums) and Sam Cohen (guitar) fill out the core band on lotusland while Jared Samuel (organ) and Cochemea Gastelum (saxophone, flute) also appear on the album.

“West St” from the forthcoming album can be heard below. lotusland is now available for pre-order and pre-save.