Artist Spotlight: Corinne Bailey Rae

I love love love Corinne Bailey Rae!! From her music, genuine lyrics, jazzy sound and voice, as well as her hip, cool style… I dig it all! She is a real musician, singer, writer, guitarist and performer. Corinne Bailey Rae is an international hit. From the UK, she has also made a great splash in the US and marked her place as global star. Her 2006 self-titled debut album Corinne Bailey Rae, hit to #1 in the UK, with hit singles such as “Put Your Records On” and “Like A Star”. With her debut album Bailey Rae also landed into Billboard Top 20 in the US.

In 2010, with the release of her second studio recorded album The Sea, all of her songs are beautiful and faces every living emotion from love to grief.Following The Sea, in 2011, the The Love EP was released. The Love EP features Bailey Rea cool and fun covers of popular hits from Prince’s “I Wanna Be Your Lover” and Bob Marley’s “Is This Love,” which she won Best R&B Performance for during the 2012 Grammy awards.

In saying all of this, if you are a lover of Pop/R&B and appreciate real talent and music…Corinne Bailey Rea is that artist!

Check out this video that embodies this great talent. “Closer” is one of my many favorites from The Sea. Enjoy!

One comment

  1. Corinne Bailey Rae is fantastic! This is great also because it balances your earlier music post and justifies your title & hits, again, on many levels – music, style, language, ambiance, color.

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