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| 13 April 2013 | Reply


With only weeks away from the release of her 5th album ‘To Dust‘ (4/30 on Tru Thoughts/Caroline) and the commencement of her US tour,  Alice Russell delivers a remix from one of the most in demand remixers out; Falty DL, a favorite of Radiohead’s Thom YorkFalty DLhas opened for the likes of RadioheadDJ ShadowJames BlakeSBTRKTSquarepusher and has crafted remixers for The xx, Seun Kuti (son of Fela Kuti), Mount KimbieScubaPhotekAnthony Shake Shakir and others.

Falty DL’s rework of Alice Russell’s “Heartbreaker” is an intoxicating blend of 2-step influenced vibes with Alice’s piercingly haunting vocals. Check it out it HERE

The video for the original “Heartbreaker” is directed by Steve Glashier (Fatboy SlimJuliette Lewis) and stars long-time Alice fan Harry Shearer, the Hollywood actor and cult comedy hero known for roles including Spinal Tap’s Derek Smalls, many voices in The Simpsons, and for his long running radio show on LA’s KCRW. Watch it HERE

Having sung with The Roots in Philly, or joining Roy Ayers for “Everybody Loves The Sunshine”, it is no wonder Alice has attracted worldwide media and artistic support as diverse as Gilles PetersonJamie CullumDennis CoffeyMassive Attack’s Daddy G, and Groove Armada. Universally acknowledged as one of the best soul voices of our time, her vocals are one of a kind and will captivate each and every listener fortunate enough to witness her.

In addition to making her debut US TV performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, performing on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic, Alice is also confirmed for a live performance on Seattle’s KEPX 90.3FM on May 7th at 11am PST, right before her Seattle show that evening,  tune in on 90.3FM or KEXP.ORG

Full tour dates below

“I freaking love Alice Russell!” ?uestlove

“Working with a singer like Alice was something new, terrifying and ultimately amazing.” David Byrne

“Her voice is so good I was thinking of calling her up to do some Massive Attack stuff.” Daddy G, Massive Attack

“An excellent LP from the wonderful Miss Russell, sung from the heart as always!” Quantic

“Alice Russell is the truth.” Okayplayer

“Russell deserves to move from cult concern to a queen of British soul.”  BBC MUSIC

“One of Britain’s best kept secret.” The Independent

“The lovelorn singer makes heartbreak sound sexy and danceable.” KCRW

“Classic voice.” Fader

“One of the greatest voices we have in this country…” Jamie Cullum

“An excellent LP from the wonderful Miss Russell, sung from the heart as always” Quantic

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