“Thanks for support on my journey, excited to share” Leon Bridges
The eloquent songs from his debut album are Old-School Retro Soul, with tinges of Gospel and unapologetically smooth…
Lovers of Sam Cooke, Percy Sledge, Otis Redding, Ben E King, Wilson Pickett, will be compelled to make comparisons, the similarities in the depth and richness of his vocal styling’s and lyrical content are a rare commodity in today’s Album Chart releases. This 10 track album, delivers immediate nostalgia, memories of old Stax 45’s, Sunday school vibes, and Gospel culture that allows him to delve into his roots, capture his audience and then some. With over 1 million views on YouTube, coupled with his innate flair for Live performance, the public have given this album the rich testimony it deserves. ‘Coming Home’ has a modern-day Retro Sound, breaking down the genre barriers and truly delivering a sound that has remained in every stylish music connoisseurs record collection for decades.
The young Forth Worth Texan, who made his first trip outside of the US to play London earlier this year, will return in September for his biggest UK headline tour yet, in support of his debut album ‘Coming Home’. Leon Bridges will play a host of UK festivals this Summer including, Latitude, Longitude, Citadel and two appearances on JUNE 26/27 at the Glastonbury festival in Somerset, SUN JULY 12 – 2015 Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland, SEPT 28/29 – Shepherds Bush Empire London, UK
The debut album, Coming Home, was released in the UK on the 22nd June through Columbia Records. It was produced by Austin Jenkins and Josh Block from fellow Texans White Denim, and includes the singles ‘Coming Home and Better Man.
Take a listen to the Classic 60’s style vocals from this young man…
“A beguiling album…Coming Home has a timeless quality” **** – Mojo
“The real deal” **** Q
“Stunning” 8/10 – NME
“Resistance seems futile” – Sunday Times
Leon Bridges oozes class and old style charm.. Check out this Album !!!
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