GREGORY PORTER CONFIRMS SAM SMITH INTRODUCTION INITIATED THE EXCITING NEW MUSICAL PARTNERSHIP
Gregory Porter today announced that he has recorded a track with critically acclaimed electronic music duo, Disclosure after being introduced by singer-songwriting chart sensation, Sam Smith.
Gregory confirmed that: “by way of meeting him (Sam Smith) and tweets and stuff like that, I’ve found that he’s a fan of my music – he also mentioned to them (Disclosure) that they should work with me and that’s how that happened.”*
Gregory also hinted at future plans to record with Sam Smith, he said: “if the stars do align (we will collaborate).”*
Gregory made his first move into the world of electronic music last year when his Grammy award winning track ‘Liquid Spirit’ was given a funk infused remix by popular French remixer/producer 20syl. 20syl’s previous remixes have featured artists including: ScHoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar. The track received critical support from music blogs including: Genre Confused, Indie Shuffle and Hillydilly and continues to build momentum online. Listen to the remix here:
Gregory is clearly in the mood for collaboration, as he also recently partnered with British Jazz superstar, Laura Mvula on a new version of his ‘Water Under Bridges’, which features on the release of an expanded deluxe edition of his classic album, ‘Liquid Spirit’ released this week.
Liquid Spirit Deluxe Edition CD/DVD:
Liquid Spirit Expanded Deluxe Edition