May 2018 will see the launch of the debut album 'Everything is Energy' which features a host of soulful luminaries including U.S vocalists Ellison Kendrick (Joss Stone, single 'Black Suit' peaked at #11 on billboard singles sales chart), Teisha Marie (described as "refreshingly honest"- Soultrain.com), Dennis Bettis (Grammy nominated songwriter to Luther Vandross, Charlie Wilson & Boys II Men), U.K vocalist Arnob Basit, as well as musicians Bryan Corbett (The Brand New Heavies), Jim Macrae (Jordan Rakei), Kerry '2 Smooth' Marshall (Musiq Soul Child, Calvin Richardson, Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton), Greg Doggett (The Doggett Brothers), as well as a very special remix from Peter Major/Opolopo.
The album is launched by an official music video of ‘Can’t Explain’ featuring Ellison Kendrick. which was filmed at Belt Craft Studios in London.
Watch the behind the scenes video
‘’ It has been a great journey of discovery for myself over the last two years, writing songs and working in collaboration with such talented musicians and vocalists on a global scale. The album is…I suppose about myself as a musician following my higher aspirations and pushing myself to see what I could do. Everything, including music is an energy and is a great language to get across what I have to say. The majority of the album was recorded in the UK at Ashwood Music in Norwich with veteran producer Sotos Yiasimi, the drum tracking was recorded at Opaudio in South London by Jim Macrae (where Jordan Rakeis Groove Curse EP & Cloak LP were recorded) and we also had some vocals stems wired across from a couple of studios in the U.S. ‘’
HD is brought to you by bassist/producer Benjamin Race who has followed in the footsteps of Gregory Porter, Carleen Anderson & Jacob Collier after recording a live session for Jazz FM. He has worked with the likes of Mark Di Meo, The West Coast Soul Stars, The Doggett Brothers, live performances with Alexander O'Neil, Trevor Nelson, Soweto Kinch (MOBO'S Best Jazz Act), members of Incognito, Jamiroquai as well as playing with world renowned bassists Victor Wooten & John Patitucci.
" one of the coolest album you'll hear this year..."
Pete Goodrum - Music Journalist/Broadcaster