Slowdown / Hardwork

A 2 track neo-soul single (7m 13s) — released June 6th 2011 on Wass Records

"It's a badly kept secret that a lot of people believe John's heading for future stardom – with a voice with the timbre of the greats of Soul music. Who could deny that? For Smoove and Turrell, their time is coming, and soon." Snowboy

Smoove & Turrell mark the start of their second album campaign with an incredible double A-side single - Slow Down / Hard work.

Having won an army of new fans with their debut album Antique Soul they finished last summer's festival season on a high and decamped back to their Newcastle HQ to record the follow up. With the prolific John Turrell at the song writing helm there was no shortage of material. Since the launch of Antique Soul he has become one of the UK's most in demand songwriters and performers having written and performed with Ashley Beedle, James Taylor, Kraak & Smaak and The Fantasy Funk Band.

Having sowed his wild oats he is back in the driving seat with Smoove & Turrell and determined to make 2011 their breakthrough year. Slow Down sees John deliver a powerful vocal that evokes the ratpack at their height (assuming Frank, Dean & the boys had lived through acid house and a youth growing up in the North east that is), while Hard work drops a groove that Ray Charles would be proud of and Turrell gives a high maintenance woman her marching orders .

Limited edition 7", 400 only.
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