Bruno Mars Releases Silk Sonic’s Debut Album “An Evening with Silk Sonic”

Bruno Mars is evening things out…

The 36-year-old part-Puerto Rican singer has teamed up with Anderson . Paak to release the new duos’s debut album An Evening With Silk Sonic.

Bruno Mars, Silk Sonic, Anderson .Paak

The album presents their blend of classic soul, R&B and funk in a widescreen format, and while the studio product contains its fair share of glittery jams — stick around for the superb finale, “Blast Off,” in particular — the nine-song LP will undoubtedly be best suited in a live setting, if Mars and .Paak decide to tour behind the project.

Eight-plus months after we were gifted with the debut Silk Sonic single “Leave the Door Open,” the duo’s first album — An Evening With Silk Sonic — has arrived.

The nine-track project, guest-hosted by funk legend Bootsy Collins, includes the two-week Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 hit “Leave the Door Open,” as well as the previously released “Skate” and “Smokin Out the Window.”

Mars and Park met while touring together in Europe in 2017 on Mars’ 24K Magic World Tour.

Mars told Apple Music in March that one of the songs on the album dates back to a phrase he came up with on that tour, which quickly morphed into a hook that “snowballed” into seriously intense studio sessions.

“It was like, ‘Well, want to come back tomorrow?'” Mars said. “And we kept coming up with music. It felt like why you fall in love with music in the first place. And jamming with your buddy… There’s no plan, just working out the parts and trying to excite each other… that’s why this wouldn’t happen if it didn’t make sense and it didn’t feel natural and organic. This was a series of events that led us to ‘Man, why don’t we just do it?'”