Lianne La Havas
‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’
July 9th 2012
“Pop’s next superstar” Sunday Times Culture
“The new face of modern soul” The Fly
“Sugar coated vocals” Q
“The music worlds latest wunderkind” – The Sunday Telegraph Stella
“A Superb, smoky voice” Guardian
“Her voice – smart, sassy, knowing” Observer
“The new sound of Summer” Evening Standard
“Astonishing” Harper’s Bazaar
4* “Vocals are strong but light and capable of ethereal heights like Ella Fitzgerald, Goapele and Sia melded together” Independent
“La Havas is a confident woman whose true life lyrics about love, loss and making mistakes mark her out from her peers” ELLE
“Velvet voiced soulstress, Lianne La Havas has stepped out of the shadows to become one of 2012’s most captivating voices” Grazia
Whilst the fevered excitement continues to grow around the release of Lianne La Havas’ debut album – the 22 year-old soul chanteuse unleashes album title track ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’ on July 9th through Warner Bros Records.
‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’ vamps, stamps, and excites from start right through to its tumultuous finish. BBC Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, a fan from the beginning has already hailed ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’ his ‘Hottest Record in the World’. ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’ written in the two weeks Lianne escaped to New York last summer wonderfully frames her extraordinary vocal, part shimmering sigh, part pent-up longing, exploding into life when she loses patience with pussy-footing around and lets rip at the song’s close.
Since her star-making appearance on Later with Jools Holland October 2011, Lianne’s trajectory to music’s upper echelons has been unstoppable. With two critically acclaimed EPs, sold-out tours worldwide and nods from the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club, Bon Iver and Prince under her belt – Lianne La Havas will release her debut album ‘Is Your Love Big Enough?’ produced by Matt Hales on the 9th July through Warner Bros a fully-fledged pop superstar.
Lianne La Havas will play all major UK and European festivals this summer including Bestival, The Apple Cart, Underage Festival and Latitude along with headlining two dates at The Village Underground one of which has already sold out.
SUMMER UK DATES:
2nd JUNE – HAY FESTIVAL – HEREFORD
3rd JUNE – THE APPLE CART
29th JUNE – HOP FARM – PADDOCK WOOD
14th JULY – LATITUDE FESTIVAL
16th July – LONDON, VILLAGE UNDERGROUND
17th JULY – LONDON, VILLAGE UNDERGROUND SOLD OUT
29th JULY – CAMP BESTIVAL – DORSET
10th AUGUST – WILDERNESS FESTIVAL – OXFORD
18th AUGUST – SUMMER SUNDAE – LEISTER
7th SEPTEMBER – BESTIVAL – ISLE OF WIGHT