Linda has sung
a duet with Paul Jones and this appears on the Blues Band album
'Few Short Lines' released in November 2011.
sings on the Steve Harley song 'Come Up And See Me' which
features in the 'Furniture Village' ads.
'A Tear And A Smile' Expanded Edition
Few artists can
fuse genres as effortlessly as Linda Lewis. Gifted with an
incredible 5 octave vocal range, her unique sound contains
elements of Folk, Soul, Pop and Rock and has won the admiration
of artists from Stevie Wonder to Paul Weller, Jamiroquai and
Noel Gallagher, whom Linda recorded backing vocals for recently.
A TEAR AND A
SMILE was Linda's eighth album and was released on Epic Records
in 1983. Production on this album was split between soul legend
Bert DeCouteaux and British Dance Pop duo, The Quick.
A TEAR AND A SMILE features the single 'Why Can't I Be The
Other Woman' which features both Luther Vandross and Gwen
Guthrie on backing vocals. Other singles from the album were
'This Boy' and '(Close The Door) Take Your Heart'.
BBR is proud to present the first ever CD release of A TEAR AND
A SMILE anywhere in the world.
Released in deluxe Super Jewel cases, with bonus tracks and a
brand new interview with LINDA LEWIS, A TEAR AND A SMILE is a
must for all Soul and Eighties Pop fans.
LINDA LEWIS Say
20/02/12. Few artists can fuse genres as effortlessly as Linda
Lewis. Gifted with an incredible 5 octave vocal range, her
unique sound contains elements of Folk, Soul, Pop and Rock and
has won the admiration of artists from Stevie Wonder to Paul
Weller and Jamiroquai, among others.
SAY NO MORE,
released in 1971, was Linda's first solo album from Reprise,
produced by Ian Samwell (also a songwriter for the likes of
Small Faces, Dusty Springfield, The Isley Brothers, Suzi Quatro
and the Sex Pistols) and is receiving its first ever CD release
SAY NO MORE
features the single release, WE CAN WIN, in addition to the
enduring HAMPSTEAD WAY, which still features in Linda's live
Fathoms Deep: Expanded Edition
13/02/12. Few artists can fuse genres as effortlessly as Linda
Lewis. Along with her incredible 5 octave vocal range, Linda
Lewis was able to integrate a host of different musical elements
into her recordings.
Folk, Soul, Pop
and Rock were all incorporated helping Linda to create one of
the most unique sounds to ever come out of the UK, releasing
seven albums during the 1970's.
Following on from
her 1972 album Lark, Linda released FATHOMS DEEP. The album not
only consolidated her status as one of Britain's most promising
young singers but also evidenced her singularity as a recording
features Red Light Ladies, a Lewis classic that she continues to
perform live today.
Also included are
the album's single release Play Around, and the funky Marvin
Gaye-esque soul of On The Stage, and the whimsical Moles.
This release also
features the non-album single Sideway Shuffle and its B-side
Safe And Sound as well as an acoustic demo version of Red Light
Along with her
solo successes, Linda Lewis also collaborated and toured with
many of the world's most successful artists such as Luther
Vandross, Rod Stewart, David Bowie and Jamiroquai and most
recently, Noel Gallagher.
Few artists can fuse genres
as effortlessly as Linda Lewis. Gifted with an incredible 5
octave vocal range, her unique sound contains elements of Folk,
Soul, Pop and Rock and has won the admiration of artists from
Stevie Wonder to Paul Weller, Jamiroquai and Noel Gallagher, who
Linda recently recorded backing vocals for.
LARK, released in 1972, was Linda's first with producer Jim
Cregan. The album featured a number of enduring favourite
tracks, with OLD SMOKEY and REACH FOR THE TRUTH in particular
becoming signature songs. In recent years, samples from these
tracks have appeared in singles by hip-hop artist COMMON and
electronic artist MIDFIELD GENERAL, introducing a new generation
of listeners to Linda's work.
Bonus track ROCK A DOODLE DOO gave Linda her first UK Top 20 hit
single. It became one of her best-known songs and also featured
in Linda's set this summer at Glastonbury, celebrating the 40th
Anniversary of both the Festival itself as well as her own debut
Spring Song / Reach For The Truth / It's The Frame / Feeling
Feeling / What Are You Asking Me For / Lark / Old Smokey /
Gladly Give My Hand / More Than A Fool / Been My Best /
Waterbaby / Little Indians / Bonus Track - Rock A Doodle Doo