All about Soul

We’ve been celebrating UK soul music here on M, with a mixture of exclusive interviews and features on some of UK soul’s big hitters past and present.

Beverley Knight

The Interview

M was lucky enough to ask Beverley about her musical inspirations, dream collaborators and most memorable gigs – and they’re pretty memorable. In this not-to-be missed video, Beverley provides some brilliant tips for songwriters and gives us the inside story of the song she’s most proud of.Watch the interview

Beverley talks songwriting
The soul singer gives some handy tips that have helped her when crafting songs. Read the article

Soul Talk
M recently spoke to Soul Talk, a UK band that hark back to classic R&B artists such as Earth, Wind and Fire, Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder.

Watch the interview

A spotlight on UK Soul
Soul UK, Beverley Knight’s new album, celebrates some of the classic soul songs written by talented UK songwriters during the 1980s and 90s, a period when British soul came into its own.  Soul II Soul, Loose Ends, Junior, Young Disciples and Omar are just some of the names that Beverley doffs her cap to. M has put together a quick guide to the tracks that helped define an era.
UK Soul spotlight part one

UK Soul spotlight part two
Part Three (coming soon)

Bobby, Ronnie and a London hotel

And read about an artist who influenced them all… Check out this unseen picture of soul legend Bobby Womack, Ronnie Wood and the story behind it.