Friday, December 01, 2006
Yahoo LAUNCHCAST song of the day
Song:Tell It Like It Is
Album: Stephanie McKay
I talk a lot about classic jazz & R & B but I'm always on the lookout for new talent. I never heard of Stephanie McKay until today but she looks like a major talent. Stephanie is from New York and started out as lead singer of the Brooklyn Funk Essentials. She has also recorded with the jazz group Soulive, rapper Tricky & Roy Hargrove's RH Factor. She released her 2003 debut McKay on the British Go Beat label. It was released only in England and produced by Fuzz Face AKA Geoff Barrow of Portishead. Stephanie has now signed with Astralwerks Records and this is the title song of her upcoming 2007 release. Meanwhile, Astralwerks has released this EP with songs from her 2003 album as a teaser. Barrow continues to work with her along with Vincent "DJ Spinna" Williams. Stephanie wrote Tell It Like It Is with a new guy calling himself Pismo (Thaddeus Smith III). I have included a video for your enjoyment. I can't wait to hear more from Stephanie McKay.