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New South London soul sensation, ROX, revamps 90s r&b with a splash of soul in her new album
New South London soul sensation, Roxanne Tataei aka ROX, revamps 90s r ‘n’ b with a splash of soul in her new album MEMOIRS, elevating it to a compilation you want to put on a loop through out the summer.
It is no surprise that her current single and sure super hit, ‘My Baby Left Me’ has led to a string of sold out shows and enjoyed recurring air time on Radio 2 and 1extra, as well as the second song of the album ‘I Don’t Believe’ being swept up by Rimmel for their recent TV commercial.
The record was co-written with friend Al Shux, who was behind Jay-Z’s ‘Empire State of Mind’.
“Shux was able to bring an entirely different approach to the recording process,” Rox said.
“He has amazing sensibility and helped me to truly bring life to my songs.”
Her soulful twist to even the more sensitive lyrical subjects like on ‘Page Unfolds’, makes you want to tap your toes, and enjoy the words of her life in her memoir. Whether they are happy or melancholic, they have been tailored by a talent that clearly knows how to create melody to make you smile.
Lyrics are mixed with uplifting, summer beats, whilst rescuing the dwindling legacy of female British songstresses of the noughties. ‘Memoirs’ is a must have mix for summer park life.
Words Anisha Jogani