What I’m Writing To: Corrine Bailey Rae

Artist: Corrine Bailey Rae is a British singer-songwriter and guitarist from LeedsWest Yorkshire. Bailey Rae was named the number-one predicted breakthrough act of 2006 in an annual BBC poll of music critics, Sound of 2006. She released her debut album, Corinne Bailey Rae, in February 2006, and became the fourth female British act in history to have her first album debut at number one. In 2007, Bailey Rae was nominated for three Grammy Awards and three Brit Awards, and won two MOBO Awards. In 2008, she won a Grammy Award for Album of the Year (for her work as a featured artist in Herbie Hancock‘s River: The Joni Letters).

Album(s)    Corrine Bailey Rae, The Sea
Genre:     Soul, Jazz, R&B, Blues
Perfect for:  Resolution or morning after scenes 
Moods:    Retro, Amorous, Dreamy
Tracks:    Like A Star,  Put Your Records On, Enchantment, Is This Love, I’d Like To, Blackest Lily

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