A dash of Jonathan Jeremiah happiness

5 10 2009

What do The Roots’ bandleader Questlove, James Brown’s legendary band The JBs and Bernard Butler have in common? They’ve all been drawn to a tiny recording studio in Dollis Hill by the singular talent that is Jonathan Jeremiah.

Imagine a young London born singer songwriter working night-shifts for seven years to get the money together to hire legendary brass players, soulful string orchestras, and Questlove, one of music’s most influential figures to drum on five of the tracks, and record them in an analogue studio.

Sounds like a PR gimmick by a forward thinking record label, right? Think again.

Jonathan Jeremiah – Happiness (Quiet Village Remix) (rcrdlbl.com, 2009)

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17 10 2009
Wordplay in the country for Amelie « Tom Van Hout

[…] Last night for instance, I learned that she doesn’t care for Jonathan Jeremiah’s Happiness but sings along to good ol’ Dolly Parton’s Jolene. She’s too young to understand […]

26 11 2009
Ewald

hands down one of the best tunes this year!

26 11 2009
Tom Van Hout

amen!

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