As the album title suggests Sweet Lu invites the listener to meet him at the crossroads of R&B/Soul and Jazz music.
For the occasion Lou has lyricised a number of classic Jazz instrumentals and included original songs as well. In doing so he has produced a very fresh and informative album. Lou is an excellent vocalist as well as a entertaining story teller at the same time.
The irony in
Girl Town is a self-declared father-daughter 'hobby project'. Papa Jeff let his daughter M'lissa sing the songs of his generation. Well, that's a bit of understatement. Together, with the help of producer Jan van der Toorn they have completely re-worked 5 classic Soul, Jazz, and R&B tracks and succeeded in creating very refreshing versions of these well-known classics:
A Motownesque re-work of
Finally! We have been playing "Never Gonna Let" and in particular "Tic Tac Toe" for months and now the full release is there!
The Badasonics, consisting of former members of The Moon Invaders & The Caroloregians, were also known as the busiest backing band for Jamaican artists in Europe and have played with Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Ken Boothe, Alton Ellis, Dave & Ansel Collins, Rico Rodriguez
Thank you for granting us this interview, Yerry. I'm at a loss for where to begin with my questions, mostly because there are quite a lot of them competing for attention but I think I will give first place to my curiosity about your evident ancestry. You look every bit African. Am I correct in my assumption? How does an African end up in Holland doing R&B/Soul music? What's the story behind it?
'I Feel Love' is a song that bespeaks beauty such as is felt and interpreted right within your soul. I will be telling you as much of it as I can translate into words in an attempt to communicate them to you.
First, it begins with a touching piano intro that kicks off like a shaft of morning sun; sudden but not startling, as though you've been readying a welcome for it all the while. I'm