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Liam Bailey: Bio

Singer/songwriter Liam Bailey may have discovered Amy Winehouse, but his soulful delivery and highly individual songs stand on their own. Born in Nottingham in 1983 to an English mother and Jamaican father, Bailey grew up listening to his parents' Bob Marley, Stevie Wonder, and Jimi Hendrix records. As a member of hip-hop collective 1st Blood, who were briefly signed to Tricky's now defunct Brownpunk label, he appeared on the album Eat Defeat by Bloodleech and recorded an LP, There Were Wolves, as one quarter of short-lived folk outfit the Accidental in 2008. After moving to London to carve out a solo career, his emotive and heartfelt brand of acoustic guitar-driven soul soon attracted the attention of Winehouse, who tracked him down after hearing one of his tracks through a mutual friend. In addition to teen singer Dionne Bromfield, Bailey became the second artist to sign to her Lioness Records imprint and released two EPs through the label, 2AM Rough Tracks and So Down, Cold, in 2010. While working with her producer Salaam Remi on his debut album, he supported Ellie Goulding on her U.K. tour and provided vocals for Chase & Status' Loleatta Holloway-sampling number four hit "Blind Faith." After signing to Polydor Records, he released his debut single, "You Better Love Me," and its parent album, Out of the Shadows, in 2011.

1 On My Mind
2 Breaking
3 Fool Boy
4 Black Moon
5 Villian
6 Autumn Leave
7 So...? Maybe Love
8 Battle Hymn Of Central London
9 So, Down Cold
10 Crazy Situation
11 Summer Rain
12 Sail With ease
13 Stun Me
14 Walking Out
Liam Bailey - On My Mind
KSER Liam Bailey - Comparisons and Expectations

Flying Buddha releases - Definitely NOW – the debut album from UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey. The album will be supported by a U.S. tour. Bailey's sonic stew contains a rich broth of ingredients. He sings with a raw expressiveness that has been compared to Bob Marley and Sam Cooke, yet his songwriting style is liable to reference post Punk bands like The Smiths and Oasis. Everything is woven together by a lean guitar-driven instrumental sound, perfectly framing Liam's lyrical and vocal passions.

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