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Albums Of The Week: Joanne Shaw Taylor | Heavy Soul

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE:Heavy Soul, the latest album from chart-topping British blues-rock guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor, was produced by Kevin Shirley (Black Crowes, Journey, Aerosmith).

Taylor, recognized for her exceptional guitar skills and powerful songwriting, continues her ascent in the music world with this new release. Her journey, which began at the age of 16 when discovered by Dave Stewart of  Eurythmics, has seen her garner accolades from music icons like Stevie Wonder and Annie Lennox. Following the success of albums like Reckless Heart, The Blues Album and Nobody’s Fool, Heavy Soul is poised to be another landmark in her illustrious career.

Heavy Soul emerges from Joanne’s creative vision of bridging the gap between her previous album Nobody’s Fool and her blues origins. The album promises a fusion of contemporary soul-pop with traditional blues roots. The album features an array of accomplished musicians, including Anton Fig, Alison Presswood and Rob McNelley blending their unique talents to create an unforgettable musical experience. Reflecting on the creation of Heavy Soul, Joanne shares, “For me, it was about connecting the dots from Nobody’s Fool back into the blues… It’s a mix of contemporary soul-pop and roots music.”