Floorplan – AKA Robert And Lyric Hood – Reveal Fourth Studio Album, ‘The Master’s Plan’ Alongside Final Preview Single, “Feel It”

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Robert and Lyric Hood announce the release of their fourth studio album, ‘The Master’s Plan,’ which will land on Luke Solomon’s Classic Music Company imprint on Friday, June 21st.

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 worldwide together, Robert still reigning supreme as the techno vanguard, and Lyric further expanding her solo discography and DJ activity, the duo operates on a divine level of blood harmony. The father-daughter pairing demonstrates 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, Earthtone (Eunice Hood) 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 is an unstoppable force that stays in their lane and delivers 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 have been infused in each recording. House music, much like gospel, speaks to the soul.”- Eunice Hood (Earthtone)

Releasing the final preview of the LP ‘Feel It’ on Wednesday, May 29 (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 soaring yet soft vocal harmonies 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 June 21, 2024. Pre-order/pre-save HERE and listen to ‘Feel It’ HERE.

Digital tracklist

Floorplan featuring Earthtone – Intro
Floorplan – What You Need
Floorplan – Get Your Thing Together
Floorplan – No Ones Ready
Floorplan – The Plan
Floorplan – Don’t You Doubt It
Floorplan featuring Lowell Pye – Help Is On The Way
Floorplan – Summa Funk
Floorplan – Like Dat
Floorplan – We Stand In Need
Floorplan – Feel It
Floorplan featuring Dames Brown – Give Us Your Light
Floorplan – We Give Thee Honour
Floorplan featuring Honey Dijon – Fake & Unholy
Floorplan – The Curse Breaker
Floorplan – What A Friend
Floorplan – Flashe No Deux
Floorplan – Water

Floorplan tour dates:

July 6 – Out There Festival – Jersey, UK
July 9 – Defected – Ushuaïa, Ibiza
July 14 – Glitterbox – Hi, Ibiza
July 21 – The Beat Herder Festival – The Ribble Valley, Lancashire, UK
July 23 – Defected – Ushuaïa, Ibiza
August 3 – Defected Croatia Festival – Tisno, Croatia
August 17 – Drop @ La Terrazza – Barcelona, Spain
August 25 – Glitterbox – Hï Ibiza
August 30 – Index – Dublin, Ireland
September 3 – Defected – Ushuaïa Ibiza
September 14 – Muziekgieterij – Maastricht, NL
September 20 – TBA – Paris, France
September 21 – Fuse – Brussels, Belgium
September 22 – Panorama Bar – Berlin, Germany
September 27 – Trick Weekender Festival – Tenerife, Spain


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