A rare opportunity, up close and personal
Funk royalty and pioneers of the 90s Acid Jazz scene, The Brand New Heavies have achieved sixteen UK Top 40 singles and released two Platinum-selling albums and two gold albums in the UK. Headed up today by founding members and principal songwriters Simon Bartholomew and Andrew Levy, the group are stronger than ever, continuing an incredible thirty-year run that’s seen them dominate pop charts the world over and inspire generations of later artists, including Jamiroquai and super-producer Mark Ronson, who named their debut album as one of the five records that changed his life.
The Brand New Heavies release their brand new 30th Anniversary album "TBNH" (Acid Jazz) this autumn Sept 6th, which features guest appearances from Beverley Knight, NDea Davenport, The Angie Stone, Siedah Garrett, Laville, Angela Ricci, #JackKnight, Honey Larochelle. The lead single from the album is a collaboration with NDea Davenport covering the Kendrick Lamar song "These Walls" lovingly produced by Mark Ronson himself.
Emerging at the forefront of London’s acid jazz scene, the Brand New Heavies transformed their love for 70’s funk grooves into a new and exciting sound that electrified clubs across the UK capital. Throughout an illustrious career that’s seen their line-up change several times, the group have released ten studio albums alongside multiple compilations and remix albums. Hugely popular singles like “Never Stop”, “Dream Come True” , “Midnight At The Oasis”,”Don’t Let It Go To Your Head”, “Dream On Dreamer”, and “Stay This Way” helped to build a loyal worldwide fanbase, with songs featuring in Hollywood movies Sliding Doors, American Pie and Happy Feet.
The Brook, as part of it's 25th Anniversary Year celebrations welcomes THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES live in full format for a special and rare night of everything Soul, Funk, Acid Jazz and Disco!