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Lack of Afro - A Time For feat. Wayne Gidden - out on Freestyle Records

Lack Of Afro A Time For
Lack of Afro - A Time For feat. Wayne Gidden
(7"/Digital) Freestyle Records FSR7069, 2011-08-15

Taken from the forthcoming third album This Time from multi-instrumentalist/DJ/remixer & producer Lack Of Afro (Adam Gibbons), this new touching and super catchy single is a beautiful collaboration with UK singer/songwriter Wayne Gidden, which invokes the feel of classic soul artists such as Al Green & Smokey Robinson. An accomplished songwriter, Waynes'own previous singles, Whatever I Choose I Lose & I've Changed My Ways have both enjoyed heavy rotation on BBC Radio 2. Together, these two highly creative young musicians have come up with an unforgettable song for summer 2011… an instant hit of neo-classic, old school Soul just like those guys at Dunham/Daptone Records do!!

Lack Of Afro A Time For
Lack of Afro - A Time For feat. Wayne Gidden
(7"/Digital) Freestyle Records FSR7069, 2011-08-15

A Time For...(feat. Wayne Gidden) by Lack Of Afro

Numero Seenko by Lack Of Afro

Tracklisting :
A1. A Time For feat. Wayne Gidden
B1. Numero Seenko

Links :
Lack of Afro : official | discogs | facebook | myspace | soundcloud | twitter
Freestyle Records : official | discogs | facebook | myspace | soundcloud | twitter | kudos (UK Distribution) | la baleine (France Distribution)

Press Release :
As a multi instrumentalist, artist, producer, DJ and in demand remixer, Lack Of Afro (Adam Gibbons) has achieved a startling amount in the few years since his first Freestyle releases. Playing live and DJ-ing across the world, producing and remixing everyone from Tom Jones, The Pharcyde, The New Mastersounds through to Kraak & Smaak.

In 2011, as well as collaborating on an album project with Eddie Roberts of The New Mastersounds, and having also produced and played on the Jazz FM 'Album of The Week' 'Colours', by Freestyle label mate 'Frootful' Adam somehow found time to create what is, without doubt his strongest album yet 'This Time'.

As an introduction to this eclectic and progressive collection, Freestyle Records is proud to present the simply stunning single 'A Time For' which features Wayne Giddens' smoky vocals on this mellow, sublime soulful outing. An accomplished songwriter , Waynes' own previous singles,'Whatever I Choose I Lose' & 'I've Changed My Ways' have both enjoyed heavy rotation on BBC Radio 2.

This collaboration between these 2 multi talented musicians has resulted in this memorable and touching composition, and to contrast that, the B side 'Numero Seenko' is a club friendly, hard hitting funk tinged number that is totally exclusive to this single!

Reviews :
"A Stevie Wonder type 70's vibe, perfect for a summer day" - Glastonbury FM (Ian Lythaby)
"This is the sound I want to be playing when I walk into a room for the first time and people hear it and see my and my crew boogie strut on into the joint." - greenarrowradio (misterG)
"A whiskey sipping late night quality blues track that brings a smile." - (Marcus G Hurley)
"I love the voice on this track, but the overall soulful feel is a real winner because it manages to sound both retro and modern at the same time." - (Rob Wood)
"Iingenious release - I love it! 5/5!" - Radio Corax 95.9fm (Mark Milz)
"'A Time For' is such a soulful and touching track." - (Maya Stefanova)
"Soulful.. doesn't disappoint!" - Record Breakin Music (Junior)
"I'm a fan of Lack Of Afro, the vinyl never leaves my bag and this will be a great addition to it. Wicked, honest and soulful music!" - RTRFM 92.1 (Paul Gamblin)
"Wow! Stunning.. an instant classic!" - (Phil Gates)
"Why isnt Stevie Wonder making music like this anymore? This is what Ive been waiting ages for!" - Smoove & Turrell (Smoove)
"This is superb people!" - Ketch A Vibe (Aja)
"Messages of love and dancefloor soul hugging grooves are always welcome in my selection.. Flipsides perfect for the bboys." - Jamm Brixton (DJ Snuff)
"A smooth soul groover and a positive funk vibe, on a shiny 7 inch disc. Like!" - (Sjoerd Kranendonk)
"Adam never misses a shot!" - Rai Radio2 (FRANCESCO ADINOLFI)
"Soulful indeed! Keep that good music coming guys!" - Eastside radio (Anthony Psaltis)
"Early doors and peak dancefloors on one 7 .. what more could you ask for? Love the A side - what a wonderful vocal on the track, reminds me of Michael Kiwanuka." - BaseFM 107.3 (CoopaBlu)
"Muscle Shoals and Memphis got nothing on the laid back groove that LOA & Wayne are puttin' down. I think I'll pour me a tall one." - 88 1 KDHX FM (Christopher Lawyer)
"Lack Of Afro keeps growing as a musician, and this seems to be another step toward an impressive third album." - Acid Jazz Hispano (Santiago Tadeo Cervera)
"It's the soul that I love, really love this voice, perfect for my radio station!" - One Summer Radio (Cedric)
"With a voice like this you go right to the heart and these days the message is more important than ever" - (DJ Bunuel)
"A time for..Beautiful!" - Higher Street Radio Show (Ivan Mera)
"A Time For is a beautiful composition!" - Jazz & Milk (Dusty)
"Great vocals with soulful deepness, produced with a perfect sound! A++" - Soulkombinat (Felix Steinbild)
"Simply magical!" - Tokyo Jazz Notes (Sean Smith)


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