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Floorplan reveal fourth studio album: the master’s plan alongside final preview single "feel it"

Robert and Lyric Hood unveil full details for the anticipated 18-track LP, out on 21 June via Classic Music Company

  • 29 May 2024
Floorplan reveal fourth studio album: the master’s plan alongside final preview single "feel it"

[Wednesday 29 May 2024] Robert and Lyric Hood announce the release of their fourth studio album The Master’s Plan, landing on Luke Solomon’s Classic Music Company imprint on Friday 21st June. Spanning 18 crafted house and techno tracks, Robert and Lyric playfully juxtapose the light and dark of their signature sound, navigating a spectrum of genres and styles on this highly anticipated body of work.

“In these troubled times, we are grateful to be able to share our music with the world. Especially the dance community. We hope this album will uplift and invoke you to dance.” -Robert Hood

“I want people to feel inspired and empowered, but most of all to feel the love of God and his connection in every track. This album was made for the fans that love house music as much as we do.” - Lyric Hood

Between the two of them frequenting clubs and festivals around the world together, Robert still reigning supreme as the vanguard of techno, and Lyric further expanding her solo discography and DJ activity, the duo operate on a divine level of blood harmony. The father and daughter pairing demonstrate their unparalleled outlook on electronic music, their generational gap only strengthening their breadth of musical inspiration on The Master’s Plan.

From the signature gospel joy of ‘We Give Thee Honour’, to the tough club beats of ‘What A Friend’, right through to the dreamy house soundscapes of ‘Feel It’ and boundless warehouse energy of ‘Summa Funk’, features from Detroit vocalists like trio Dames Brown, Eunice Hood (Earthtone) and Lowell Pye demonstrate an album with its sound deeply rooted in Floorplan’s Motor City home. With Classic remaining the duo’s musical home for some time, since their acclaimed solo debut on the imprint in 2021 ‘Right There / Holy Ghost’, it seems only right that esteemed label-mate Honey Dijon would also feature, adding her signature allure to ‘Fake & Unholy’.

“The combination of wonderful people and wonderful music is always the absolute top for me. Floorplan are an unstoppable force that stay in their lane and deliver dancefloor music in a way that no one else can, but beyond that they are special human beings and I am beyond grateful to be able to call them Classic family.” Luke Solomon, Classic Music Company founder

"Although my hands never touched the mixing boards, my mind, body and soul has been infused in each recording. House music much like gospel speaks to the soul.”- EuniceThompson-Hood (Earthtone)

Releasing the final preview of the LP ‘Feel It’ on Wednesday 29 May (alongside pre-orders for the album), the single continues to demonstrate the sonic diversity of Floorplan. With Robert crediting Lyric for, “changing my ideas about what Detroit house could be,” in a recent interview with Disco Pogo, this is seen clear as ever on ‘Feel It', as deep, swelling pads, dreamy soundscapes and a soaring yet soft vocal harmonise for a glorious slice of Motor City house at its finest.

As always, Floorplan’s faith remains at the forefront of what they do, cementing the connection between the creative process and their listeners: “This is an invitation to eternal salvation … At some point this natural earthly body, the shell that we live in, is going to deteriorate. We’re going to pass away at some point, but we don’t have to, we don’t have to die. That’s what ‘Never Grow Old’ means. ‘The Master’s Plan’ is expanding on that precept that where we’re going, those who believe, are never going to grow old and will never die.” Robert Hood

Floorplan The Master’s Plan’ LP will be released via Classic Music Company on 21 June 2024. Preorder/pre-save HERE and listen to ‘Feel It’ HERE.

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