Soul UK – Beverley Knight’s new album, celebrates some of the classic songs written by talented UK songwriters. Soul UK focuses on the 1980s and 90s, a period when British soul came into its own.
M looks at more of the songs of Soul UK in part two of our spotlight on early UK soul.…
Beverley Knight’s new album, Soul UK, is a collection of covers that pays homage to a certain period of the 1980s/1990s which was hailed as an emergence for UK soul in its own right. For those of you not old enough to remember the original songs, here’s a quick guide to the tracks that helped define an era.
Ross Godfrey formed the pop band Morcheeba with his brother Paul in the early 90s, embarking on a trajectory that is still yielding critically-acclaimed albums and sell-out world tours nearly 20 years later.
John Powell is a composer who has created scores for Hollywood blockbusters including Antz, Shrek, the Bourne films, Ice Age, Kung Fu Panda and How To Train Your Dragon for which he won an Oscar and Ivor Novello award.
22-year-old Adian Coker, born and raised in Woolwich South London, made a sizeable impression on the underground scene in UK Hip-Hop with his debut mixtape, The Colour Of Magic, released in October 2010.
Errol Linton is one of London's hidden treasures. Developing and performing his brand of reggae-blues fusion to thousands by busking in London’s underground, the Brixton harmonica blaster, singer and songwriter has made a living playing his highly original and distinctive Brixton blues for two decades.