Perry, Take 6, Mario Biondi y muchos otros, colaborando con miembros de la banda pasados y presentes, junto con el nuevo talento “Cogs”. Es un trabajo de canciones nuevas y originales que te harán sentir como en casa como con cualquiera de sus canciones clásicas del pasado.
“Shine” y “Wake Me” son breves interludios nacidos de las reflexiones de Bluey y la capacidad de James para aprovechar con sensibilidad lo viejo y lo nuevo, y explore el rico mundo musical del que provienen cada uno. El filo funky ‘After the Beat Is Gone ’es una canción sobre la incertidumbre del amor” La composición de canciones es profundamente personal y la química de la cowriting tiene que ser perfectamente equilibrado “, reflexiona Bluey. Y en James ha encontrado un alma de ideas afines. Las siguientes pistas en el registro presentan vocalistas femeninas talentosas que Bluey ha buscado, incluyendo Lethal B.
album ‘Tomorrow’s New Dream’ on November 8th 2019, and have announced a huge
homecoming London show at Indigo at The O2 on December 4th 2019, marking an incredible
40 years since their formation.
(Bluey) Maunick lead his band Incognito to their 40th Anniversary.
To celebrate this milestone, Bluey has recorded a brand-new album of songs and
instrumentals with the hallmark Incognito sounds both familiar and fresh,
encompassing acid jazz, soul, funk, and neo-soul.
that features special guests Maysa, Phil Perry, Take 6, Mario Biondi and many
others, collaborating with band members past and present, along with the
talented new ’Cogs’. It’s a record of brand-new, original tracks that would
feel right at home featuring on any of their most enduring, classic releases
from the past.
including the fifth Incognito appearance of vocalist Joy Rose (Sting, Chaka
Khan, Herbie Hancock) on afro beat-inspired ‘Haze Of Summer’, The Montclairs’
Phil Perry on ‘For The Love Of You’, and a-cappella gospel legends Take 6 on
‘The Weather Report’. Also featuring on the aforementioned ‘For The Love…’ is
long-time collaborator Maysa, about whom Bluey says “Combining the uniqueness
of her rich soulful tones with Phil’s raw, powerful, and limitless vocal range
is the stuff of dreams.”
instrumental ‘Saturday Sirens’, which utilises Incognito’s aptitude for
creating soulful funk, and invokes what Bluey describes as living in a constant
state of high alert in central London, as the feeling of rising crime can be
magnified on a busy Saturday night.
band is a great example of Britain’s vibrant and everexpanding music scene —
singer-songwriter-pianist-producer James Berkeley and his neo-soul band, Yakul.
‘Shine’ and ‘Wake Me’ are short interludes born of Bluey’s musings and James’s
ability to sensitively tap into the old and the new, and explore the rich
musical world they each come from. The funky-edged ‘After the Beat Is Gone’ is
a song about love’s uncertainty “Songwriting is deeply personal and the
chemistry of cowriting has to be perfectly balanced,” Bluey muses. And in James
he has found a like-minded soul.
vocalists that Bluey has sought out, including Lethal Wiley collaborator Cherri
V on ‘Only A Matter Of Time’, Italian singer Roberta Gentile on ‘Absent In
Spring’ and Vanessa Haynes (dubbed the Caribbean Queen of Soul by Bluey) on
‘Still The One’, which also features Indonesian harmonica prodigy Rega Dauna.
are ‘Now That I’ve Found You’, an uplifting song that celebrates life and love
and features the vocal talents of long-time Incognito vocalist Imaani, and
motivational number ‘No Show’, in which vocal duties are handled by Mario
Biondi, who famously dueted with Chaka Khan on Incognito’s ‘Lowdown’ from the
Transatlantic R.P.M album.
spirited instrumental that features, in a metaphorical nod to the title, solos
from all the core Incognito members. Incognito will bring tracks from
‘Tomorrow’s New Dream’.