The Brand New Heavies are an acid jazz and funk group formed in 1985 in Ealing in west London. Centered around strumentalists Simon Bartholomew and Andrew Levy, the core members of the group since its founding, Brand New Heavies are best known for a string of successful singles in the early 1990s featuring N'Dea Davenport as lead vocalist. The Brand New Heavies began in the 1980s as an instrumental acid jazz group called Brothers International.
The Brand New Heavies (album). The Brand New Heavies is the debut album by British acid jazz and funk group The Brand New Heavies. After signing with Acid Jazz, the band released "People Get Ready" as a vinyl single backed with "Gimme One Of Those". Their next release, in 1990, was the single "Dream Come True" featuring Jay Williamson, then known as Jay Ella Ruth, on vocals.
Авторы текста и музыки. Simon Bartholomew, Jan Kincaid, Lascelles Gordon, Jim Wellman, Andrew Levy. The Brand New Heavies. Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller Present Jazz On The Corner. PIAS, UMG, London Music Stream Ltd (от лица компании "Acid Jazz"); CMRRA, UBEM, BMI - Broadcast Music In. ARESA, BMG Rights Management, Sony ATV Publishing, PEDL, Abramus Digital, Warner Chappell, UMPI, LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, LatinAutor, LatinAutor - PeerMusic" и другие авторские общества (7).
The Brand New Heavies. Jan Kincaid – vocals & drums. N'Dea Davenport – vocals. Simon Bartholomew – guitar & background vocals. Andrew Love Levy – bass guitar & background vocals. Hazel Fernandes – background vocals. The Brand New Heavies – additional photography. Will Shapland – unknown contributor role. Recording information: The Indigo2, London (10/16/2008).
Eventually adding a brass section, the Brand New Heavies built a cult following throughout the London club circuit, surviving the shift that saw the rare groove scene fade in the wake of acid house. After an earlier recording deal with Cooltempo yielded the single "Got to Give," the Heavies - now including vocalist Jay Ella Ruth - signed with the fledgling indie label Acid Jazz; recorded on a budget of just 8,000 pounds, the group's self-titled LP appeared in 1990 to strong critical acclaim, resulting in a licensing deal with the American company Delicious Vinyl. In early 2006 it was announced that Davenport would be reuniting with the group. A new album, Get Used to It, was released later that year and was followed by a tour of the . A two-disc album, Live in London, appeared in 2009.
Brand New Heavies Back With Davenport April 07, 2006, 3:45 PM ET Gail Mitchell, . Soul/funk connoisseurs the Brand New Heavies are reuniting with lead singer N'Dea Davenport and former label Delicious Vinyl, Billboard has learned. A new album, 'Get Used to It,' will be released June 27 through Starbucks and traditional music retail outlets. The album was recorded in New York and London; a lead single will drop the first week of May. Following the album's release, look for the Brand New Heavies to roll out a 25-city nationwide tour in July and August.
|A2||Gimmie One Of Those|
|A3||Dream Come True|
|A4||Put The Funk Back In It|
|B1||People Get Ready|
|B2||Ride In The Sky|
|B4||Stay This Way|
- Producer – The Brand New Heavies
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode: 5018615902317
|JAZID CD23||The Brand New Heavies||The Brand New Heavies (CD, Album)||Acid Jazz||JAZID CD23||UK||1990|
|PSCW-1074||The Brand New Heavies||The Brand New Heavies (CD, Album)||Geronimo||PSCW-1074||Japan||1991|
|dv-5009-2||The Brand New Heavies||The Brand New Heavies (CD, Album)||Delicious Vinyl||dv-5009-2||US||1991|
|92173-2||The Brand New Heavies||The Brand New Heavies (CD, Album, RE)||Delicious Vinyl||92173-2||US||1992|
|DV-5009-4||The Brand New Heavies||The Brand New Heavies (Cass, Album, RE)||Delicious Vinyl||DV-5009-4||US||1991|