Friday 27 October 2023
The voice behind the Mercedes EQS advert, Louise Golbey is an established Soul singer songwriter. A BBC Introducing Alumni (Glastonbury, Maida Vale) and regular performer at legendary venues Ronnie Scott’s, The 606 and The Jazz Cafe, she has played alongside Paloma Faith, Jessie J, Sam Smith, Lianne Lahavas & Ed Sheeran (who is also in one of her early music videos).
Louise is one of the most in-demand openers on the live music circuit, supporting George Benson at Kenwood House, En Vogue and Roberta Flack at The Indigo2, a sold out UK tour with The Stylistics, and Roy Ayers, Evelyn Champagne King, Omar, Heatwave and Eric Benet at The Jazz Café.
Louise also performed at The o2 arena for the Electric Soul Festival in 2019 (hosted by Trevor Nelson) alongside Kool and The Gang, Brand New Heavies and Level 42.
On Friday 27th Otober @ Jazz Cafe POSK Louise and her band will be playing songs from her current album ‘Renaissance’ as well as some of her previous releases and a few jazz and soul covers thrown in! A night not to be missed!!
With a lot of support from BBC 1 Xtra, 6 Music, Jazz FM, Mi Soul, Radio 2 and radio stations across Europe over the years. Louise has released several EP’s and singles, her first album ‘Novel’ features a track with Omar and Mo Pleasure, as well as production by Mercury Music Prize nominee producer Drew ‘Beats' Horley (Ty, Estelle, De La Soul, Roots Manuva) and Aamir Yaqub (Rihanna).
She has written tracks with Example, The Newham Generals and Dan Dare (who was behind the Joel Corry /MKEK hit Head n Heart in 2020) and is currently working with Grammy winning songwriter Rob Davis (‘Can’t Get You Out of My Head’).
And Louise has written for TV series, film and adverts.
She also hosts The Songwriter’s Podcast in association with The Ivors Academy and PRS for Music M Magazine.
Louise recently released her second studio album ‘Renaissance’ which has been very well received and showcases Louise’s strongest and most personal recordings to date.
‘Beautiful songwriting, beautiful voice’ - Clare Balding, Radio 2
‘Most definitely one to watch, a whole heap of soulful sassiness’ - Blues and Soul
‘Talented singer/songwriter’ - Music, Musings and Such
‘Louise Golbey’s music reminds me of the seductive tones of Erykah Badu...’ - Hit the Floor
Louise Golbey - vocals
Matt ‘Mafro’ Waters - guitar (tbc)
Sam Shawari - bass
Lee Levent – drums
Catalogue Spotify :
The Songwriters Podcast: https://shows.acast.com/what-you-didnt-know-about
Video 1 ("In Our Dream"): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvXPW6DtZE8
Video 2 (“Apollo”): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U9TVsVET6ms
Video 3 (“I Give in Easy” feat. D.O. Gibson) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzUC-_FwYNo