Corinne Bailey Rae
In June 2006, her self-titled debut album entered the U.K. album chart at #1 and The Billboard 200 at #17. Within the year, Corinne Bailey Rae had won a Q award, a MOJO award, an Image award and two MOBO awards and appeared on a host of television shows, including “Saturday Night Live,“ “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Good Morning America” and “Ellen.” She was nominated for three GRAMMY® awards – “Record Of The Year” and “Song Of The Year” for her first single, “Put Your Records On,”
and “Best New Artist.” Her remarkable performance on the 2007 GRAMMY
Awards telecast propelled her album into the Top 5 of The Billboard
200. The following year, “Like A Star,” her second single, was
nominated for “Song Of The Year” and Herbie Hancock’s River: The Joni
Letters, on which Corinne appeared, won the GRAMMY for “Album Of The
On February 2nd, 2010, EMI’s Capitol Records will release Corinne Bailey Rae’s new album, The Sea. The record was co-produced by Bailey Rae with Steve Brown, and Steve Chrisanthou, who produced many of the songs on her debut album, which has sold four million copies worldwide. Fans can check out behind-the-scenes footage of Corinne recording the album and hear a preview of music from The Sea at her website, www.corinnebaileyrae.net.
Bringing together a new band of musicians, Bailey Rae recorded the album mainly in Leeds and Manchester, England. Her voice, always an expressive and soulful instrument, resonates with a poignant and newfound depth on The Sea. Loss and grief are recurring themes yet a sense of beauty and wonder ultimately radiates from the album’s dark corners.
Exclusive preview of her new album with ticket sales benefiting Pump Aid.