Jazz/Soul/Reggae influenced singer/songwriter, Baby Sol, has recently been promoting her debut EP'Before I Begin (The Journey)' released digitally on the 15th August 2011. Baby Sol has collaborated and worked with/for some of the UK’s finest talent including, Paloma Faith, ROX, Tinchy Strider, Lazy Habits, Nutty P, Ty, DJ Ironik, STINKAHBELL, Eska, Vida but to name a few. She has been named as 'the one to watch for 2011' by BBC Radio Manchester and performed tracks from her debut EP at this year’s Glastonbury festival.
Releases & Collaborations
Baby Sol – Before I Begin (The Journey) EP (Scarlet Air) – Singles: Always, No No, She Cries
Phil Asher & A.C. Layne feat Baby Sol – We Can Make It Happen (Restless Soul Music)
Lazy Habits feat Baby Sol – Memory Banks (EmuBands Under Licence From Lazy Habits)
Mop Mop – Ritual of the Savage (INFRACom!)
DJ Ironik feat Baby Sol – So Nice (Warner Music)
Glastonbury Festival 2011
UpRise Festival 2011
Union Chappell (Paloma Faith Support) 2011
JazzCafe London (Lazy Habits Support) 2011
I Luv Live XOYO 2011
Hoxton Bar & Kitchen (Sold Out EP Launch Party) 2011
Backing vocalist: Paloma Faith, Rebecca Ferguson, Noisettes, ROX, Ty, Jazz Jamaica (TV promo,
national tours, promo Europe & Australia, Festivals)
Baby Sol – She Cries
Format: Digital EP
Label: Scarlet Air / Miss Baby Sol
Release date: 12th December 2011
Baby Sol releases her last single ‘She Cries’ a track written and inspired by the Rwandan Genocide.
The release features remixes from Nutty P, Mr Soundz and Jon Hockley aka Riffioso and is
accompanied by a powerful visual directed by Global Faction. All proceeds raised in support
of Amnesty International.
She Cries is Baby Sol’s 3 rd single release taken from her debut EP ‘Before I Begin (The Journey)’
released in early 2011. The track written and inspired by the Rwandan genocide tells a moving
story of a woman who looses it all but still manages to smile and live on. The track is one of the
first tracks Baby Sol wrote although she has stated that: ‘I am not entirely convinced that I wrote it to
be honest, it was just so fluid, it just came through me and onto a page’ .
All proceeds raised by this release will be in support of Amnesty International:
For more information on Amnesty International and to be part of the work that they do to promote
and protect human rights all around the world please visit their website: www.amnesty.org.uk/join
The London based Jazz/Soul singer/songwriter has worked alongside many of the UK’s finest
acts, including; Paloma Faith, Rebecca Ferguson, Noisettes, ROX, Tinchy Stryder, DJ Ironik,
Nutty P, Lazy Habits, Ty, Colin Emmanuel aka Black Einstein, in her capacity as a professional
backing vocalist, singer/songwriter and session musician.
The official single launch party, in conjunction with BrazenBunch, will take place at Open The Gate
on the 11th December 2011. Baby Sol will also be performing tracks from the debut EP at the
Ministry of Sound on the 16th December 2011 .
Trevor Nelson BBC Radio 2: 'That was nice, that's Baby Sol and No No'
Gilles Peterson BBC Radio 1: ‘Love the tune and video @MissBabySol’
BBC Radio Manchester: ‘Our one to watch for 2011 Baby Sol’
Gemma Cairney BBC Radio 1Xtra: ‘Now playing Baby Sol ‘No No’ such a beaut of a tune’
‘No No is a bright song with unexpected sounds from musical theatre and reggae.’
‘Baby by name soulful by nature – if you have not heard of Baby Sol you’re about to get the name
etched in your head’
‘a jazz-and-reggae inflected love song from this UK- via-Zaire diva got us seeing the autumn
drizzle through rainbow-colored glasses. Please. Miss. We want some more.’
Radio 2: (Gills Peterson, Dermot O’Leary, Jools Holland, Paul Jones, Steve Wright, Terry Wogan,
Radio 1: (Scott Mills, Jo Whiley, Chris Moyles, Edith Bowman Rob Da Bank )
1Xtra: (Trevor Nelson, DJ Target, Annie Mac, Twin B, MistaJam)
Magic FM: (Neil Fox, Martin Collins, Angie Greaves, Kim Wilde, Hannah Cox)
Heart FM: (Toby Anstis)
The Guardian, Metro, Soul Culture, Music News, BBC Music, The Wire, Q Magazine, MOBO,
RWD Magazine, SBTV