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album. The formal introduction to the Heavies’ expert musicianship, Brand New Heavies was also the London-bred trio of Jan Kincaid, Simon Bartholomew and Andrew Levy formed The Heavies—later rebranded as The Brand New Heavies—in 1985. After nurturing a devoted fan base across the local London club Album” below to explore each album or view the full album index here. THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES | The 100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The Brand New Heavies’ ‘The Brand New Heavies’ (1991) The Brand New Heavies Brand New Heavies Delicious Vinyl (1991) | Amazon | iTunes | Listen Below Selected by Justin Chadwick
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with The Brand New Heavies and, in 2006, the group re-emerged with the release of Get Used To It and the UK acid jazz/funk band, The Brand New Heavies and for her pioneering contributions to the genre development deal with Delicious Vinyl, who made introductions to her future bandmates, The Brand New Heavies who | iTunes Watch (Brand New Heavies): YouTube Watch (N'Dea Davenport): YouTube Discover/Stream: The Brand New Heavies (Brand New Heavies): AllMusic | Amazon | iTunes Discography (N'Dea Davenport): AllMusic | Amazon
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