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Sunday 3 January 2016

Some Sunday Soul

This artist got a name check last week and I suspect that this may be one which divides opinion.
Emeli Sandé   was born in Sunderland but moved to Alford in Aberdeenshire aged 4 making her pretty much Scottish.
In 2012 with the release of Our Version of Events she was the biggest musical star in the UK.
She had the best selling album of the year out selling Adele. You would however be technically correct in saying that Adele had the best seller as she was in fact  born Adele Emily Sandé 
She performed at both the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics and won two Brit Awards in 2013.She also had the ultimate accolade in having her songs murdered by a myriad of X-Factor wanabees.
Since then nothing.
I bought the album for a quid in a charity shop in St Andrews when she was at the height of her fame to see what all the fuss was about.Pleasant enough but I can't say I play it all that often if at all.

More Soul next Sunday

Emeli Sande - Next To Me

Emeli Sande - River


  1. I'll pass on this one......never understood the fuss at the time and even more so all thes years later. I think the follow-up album is due for release in 2016...record company probably waiting for Adele fuss to die down

  2. The first two singles were pretty great, but the album is a bit same-y. This can be said of Jungle and Gorgon City, who released great singles recently but put out albums that don't really show any range.