Take a listen to the latest track to be unveiled from Laura Welsh’s forthcoming debut album ‘Soft Control’ featuring no less than John Legend. The track was co-written by the pair. Listen to ‘Hardest Part’ here
LAURA WELSH HARDEST PART FEAT. JOHN LEGEND
FROM SOFT CONTROL THE DEBUT ALBUM RELEASED MARCH 9TH ON OUTSIDERS/UNIVERSAL
+ WELSH’S UNDISCOVERED ON FIFTY SHADES OF GREY SOUNDTRACK
Hardest Part is the incredible new duet by Laura Welsh featuring R&B superstar John Legend. The track was co-written by the pair, and is lifted from Welsh’s debut album Soft Control, released March 9th on Outsiders/Universal.
Soft Control also includes the acclaimed singles Break The Fall, Cold Front, Unravel, and Ghosts. Singer, writer, and producer – she co-produced the album tracks Call To Arms and Hollow Drum – Staffordshire-born Welsh is very modern kind of pop artist. Last summer she scored at Top 10 hit as the co-writer and vocalist on Gorgon City‘s massive summer anthem Here For You.
Welsh’s track Undiscovered will feature on the soundtrack to eagerly anticipated new film Fifty Shades Of Grey, directed by Sam Taylor-Wood and released on Valentines Day. Other artists featuring on the soundtrack include Beyoncé, Ellie Goulding, Sia, The Weeknd, Jessie Ware and The Rolling Stones.
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Praise for Soft Control:
“Welsh carves out a territory that moves easily from the floatiness of Imogen Heap to the out-and-out power of her almost namesake Florence Welsh” Sunday Times Culture
“Staffordshire songbird whose duet with John Legend suggests big things to come” Daily Mirror
“…showcases her dextrous vocal style, from wind-machine diva to whispered soul enigma”
“A new talent with a keen ear for an anthem” Monocle
“Nocturnal, stripped back dreampop” Clash
“A smouldering electronic sound” Evening Standard