STREAM: Gilles Peterson Premieres Tracks from Omar’s Forthcoming Album ‘Love in Beats’
it to Be,” and “This Way, That Way,” Omar is unequivocally in top form. Other collaborators set to Anderson—for a limited time here, and keep your eyes peeled for Omar’s Love in Beats arriving next month. STREAM: Gilles Peterson Premieres Tracks from Omar’s Forthcoming Album ‘Love in Beats’ list is Love in Beats, the forthcoming long player from celebrated UK soul man Omar Lye-Fook. On his Omar
ALBUM REVIEW: Omar’s ‘Love In Beats’ Showcases an Artist at the Peak of His Powers
, Amazon or iTunes | Vinyl via Official Store [Read our recent interview with Omar here.] When the Omar the family veins) Omar’s brother, Scratch Professer, lends a helping hand with production duties Album Artwork by Dan Lish Omar Love In Beats Freestyle Records Buy CD/Digital via Official Store history of British soul music is written, a hefty chapter or two will need to be devoted to Omar (or Omar Lye-Fook MBE to give him his full honor-laden title) and the huge influence he has had on the UK ALBUM REVIEW: Omar’s ‘Love In Beats’ Showcases an Artist at the Peak of His Powers
INTERVIEW: UK Soul Pioneer Omar Reflects Upon His Blessed & Prolific Career
of the then teenaged Omar’s debut single “Mr. Postman” in 1985. It’s also at least one contributing . But British soul pioneer Omar Lye-Fook MBE was built for this. Music is in this multi-instrumentalist the world, Omar sounded inspired, and despite the chilly January English air, “on fire.” It was a Photo: Lorenzo Agius [Read our review of Omar’s new album Love In Beats here and buy your copy here In this entertaining & insightful discussion, Omar sounded inspired, and despite the chilly January Omar conversation this past Friday, we chopped it up with Omar about the new album, as well as his key INTERVIEW: UK Soul Pioneer Omar Reflects Upon His Blessed & Prolific Career
WATCH: Omar Unveils New Video for “Gave My Heart” Featuring the Late Great Leon Ware
the same name. Directed by Mohamed Khelifa, the accompanying visuals include footage of Omar grooving Omar . “I was blessed to know Leon for over 23 years, and what I remember most is the laughter,” Omar has WATCH: Omar Unveils New Video for “Gave My Heart” Featuring the Late Great Leon Ware to your collection now. BUY Omar’s Love In Beats CD/Digital via Official Store | Amazon | iTunes | Vinyl via Official Store WATCH: [READ: Our interview with Omar here | Our ★★★★ review of Love In Beats here] A few months removed from releasing his excellent eighth studio album Love In Beats, UK soul trailblazer Omar Lye-Fook has
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Omar’s shotgun. Mario’s debut album unveiled a voice that remained relevant for well over a decade Man streak, Sisqo’s “Thong Song,” and Omar’s shotgun.
Omar Spreads the ‘Love In Beats’ with Devoted Fans at London Launch Party for New Album
Taking the stage with an understated confidence, Omar exuded warmth from the beginning—the same warm, inclusive feeling that the new album radiates. Photo: Gaby Green [Read our recent interview with Omar here and our review of the excellent Love In Characterized by loose-limbed, liquid-hipped funk, highlights of Omar’s performance included “I Omar Spreads the ‘Love In Beats’ with Devoted Fans at London Launch Party for New Album confidence, Omar exuded warmth from the beginning—the same warm, inclusive feeling that the new album The Floacist popped up to perform their guest spots on the new album, praising Omar’s excellence and in Shoreditch to enjoy the official launch party of soul survivor Omar Lye-Fook MBE’s divine new
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time, the identities of places evolve.” TEASER TRACK: “Kerala” OMAR | Love in Beats Release Date Omar , Natasha Watts, The Floacist and Mayra Andrade. We’ve learned to always bet on Omar over the years The Man. And later this month, Omar returns with his eighth studio effort entitled Love in Beats -century has passed since a 21 year-old Omar Lye-Fook dropped his acclaimed debut album There’s Nothing
Happy Birthday to Al B. Sure!, Born June 4, 1968
and starred former Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth, whom Sure! dated previously
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. This month’s featured artists include VÉRITÉ, Omar featuring Leon Ware, St. Vincent, Washed Out
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featuring Omar, Amadou & Mariam, Vivian Green, Deerhoof featuring Laetitia Sadier, Fever Ray, Liza
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included Richard Perry, Brenda Russell, Michael Omartian, Peter Bunetta, Rick Chudacoff, Siedah Garrett
Happy Birthday to Bobby McFerrin, Born March 11, 1950
, Omar Hakim, Cyro Baptista, and Gil Goldstein. Supported by a choir, McFerrin released VOCAbuLarieS
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its swooning strings gives way to a vibe that UK soul legend Omar would be proud of. Best of all
Happy Birthday to Roy Ayers, Born September 10, 1940
Fortune, Billy Cobham, Omar Hakim, and Alphonse Mouzon. An R&B-jazz-rock band influenced by electric Miles
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May 1, 2012. By 2012, students of hip-hop had long heralded Omar “O.C.” Credle amongst the top tier of
Happy Birthday to Sting, Born October 2, 1951
Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland, and Omar Hakim. The move wasn't entirely unexpected since Sting had played
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closed. Starting in 1991 with Omar, the sub-genre grew each subsequent year with efforts from Caron
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a crop of magnetic talents including Brand New Heavies, Incognito, Omar, and Soul II Soul. In
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Photo: Omar Cruz Being a part of a musical dynasty is never easy. Look at the careers of Natalie
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from “alternative” rockers, as Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, lead singer of (the now defunct) The Mars Volta
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