Yazmin Lacey sings with the directness and emotional clarity of classic soul. Having written in her bedroom for her whole life, she began to play acoustic shows in 2014. As her reputation grew locally in Nottingham, she came to meet the diverse group of musicians who would form her band. Together, they’ve written an EP which combines Yazmin’s incisive songwriting with the vitality of jazz. Her sound resonates with lovers of soulful and honest music. Brilliant singer/songwriter and great new name for the UK’ Gilles Peterson July 2017.
Black Moon EP was recorded in a makeshift living room studio and selected by Gilles Peterson to be BBC Radio 6’s Record of The Week (June 2017). It was produced by Yazmin and her band, talented multi- instrumentalists whose solo projects (Three Body Trio and Broadstrokes) are finding their own success. After numerous high profile collaborations (Warren Xlnce, Congi) and support slots (Daudi Matsiko, Fatima, Low Leaf), Black Moon is Yazmin’s first physical release and has already received airplay on NTS, Jazz FM, BBC 1xtra, BBC 1 BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 6, Radar Radio. Yazmin Lacey’s band is: Pete Beardsworth (keys), Tom Towle (drums), George French (bass), Charlie Bone (guitar), and Owen Campbell (latin percussion).
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Dal 2013 la leggendaria cantante Yazmin Lacey unisce il suo amore per il rock, hip-hop, jazz ed elettronica e dotata di voce soave vinse un posto nel programma Future Bubbler di Gilles Peterson, e collabora con Running Circle Records per il suo nuovo EP Black Moon. La canzone omonima è stata la traccia preferita della BBC Radio 6 Music della settimana, con DJ tra cui Lauren Laverne e Gilles Peterson, che l’hanno sostenuta. Dopo porterà i suoi suoni pieni di soul a Port Elliot Festival, Rough Trade Nottingham e Future Bubblers a Londra e Liverpool con la sua band, che include Pete Beardsworth (tasti), Tom Towle (batteria), George French (basso), Charlie Bone (chitarra) e Owen Campbell (percussioni latine).