Last night, R&B and soul sensation Leon Bridges played an intimate set as part of KCRW's ongoing Apogee Sessions series in Santa Monica. Bridges, who is in town for his show at the Greek Theatre next week, first sat down with KCRW DJ Garth Trinidad to discuss a variety of topics—including Bridges' latest album Good Things. He also went on to discuss how he got his start in music—and it wasn't until college until he actually started singing.
After the interview, Bridges and his seven-piece band took the stage to play almost a full set of songs from his newest release and his hits that put him on the map, including "Coming Home" and "River."
Bridges' soulful sounds and subtle dancing had the small room in awe. His connection with the audience, no matter what size, proves time and time again that he is a true artist, one that doesn't feel that he belongs in this time period. His voice and music sounds like he was brought here from the '50s or '60s and gives the world today a taste of what they missed out on back then.
Check out the full setlist from the set below, as well as photos from the event above.
"If It Feels Good"
"Bad Bad News"
"You Don't Know"
"Brown Skin Girl"