Emili Sande : Next To Me

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Emili Sande : Next To Me


The next belle entering the UK soul ball is Emeli Sande, who was going to be a doctor before she opted to sing brassy, soulful pop tunes. The most impressive element of Next To Me isn’t her voice – which is just ok beside Florence and Adele and pure vanilla compared to Amy Winehouse’s dearly departed pipes – but the thumping Tusk-style drum beat. They’ve really ramped the bass and it sits in a nice, minimalist contrast to the belting vocal performance.