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Singer Louise Golbey chats with the UK's most successful songwriters about their work and career.
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Singer Louise Golbey chats with the UK's most successful songwriters about their work and career.
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    Omar Lye-Fook

    Omar Lye-Fook

    Omar Lye-Fook MBE: British multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and Neo-Soul Pioneer. 
     
    Which 'recreational activity' influenced the lyrics to There's Nothing Like This?
    Louise Golbey asks Omar about his unique compostition style and how his collaboration with Stevie Wonder came about. And who really 'invented' Neo Soul?
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    Omar Lyefook MBE is without doubt, one of the greatest soul music talents the United Kingdom has produced in the last 40 years. If anyone has doubts about that, then they might want to consider the list of legendary artists who happily line up to collaborate with him musically, or simply sing his praises - from the late Leon Ware, Erykah Badu, Common, through to Carleen Anderson, D'Angelo, and Soul II Soul's Caron Wheeler, Angie Stone and U.K. artists Mica Paris, Courtney Pine, TY, Rodney P, Kele LeRoc, Natasha Watts and Estelle, all appreciate his truly original and unique voice, musicianship and songwriting talent.
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    Michelle Escoffery

    Michelle Escoffery

    Michelle Escoffery: Award Winning British Singer, Songwriter and Vocal Producer. 
     
    Who was 'Just a Little' written for before it got passed on to Liberty X?

    Louise Golbey asks Michelle about her process of writing songs, how song ideas came about, what triggers certain lyrics, subject matters and delving further into her work and discussing her highly successful music career.

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    BIO
    Michelle first started writing when she was in the group The Escofferys alongside her sisters (signed to Atlantic Records in the US in 1991), this followed with her writing and performing in chart topping girl band Truce. She then went on to become one of only two female stock writers at EMI Music Publishing at the time, alongside Cathy Dennis.
     
    She's written songs for Tina Turner, Liberty X, Beverley Knight and Artful Dodger to name a few, arranged vocals for Rod Stewart and has performed with Stevie Wonder and George Michael. She has won a Brit Award, an Ivor Novello, coaches vocals for TV shows and has been a judge on the UK panel for the Eurovison song contest. She recently joined the board at PRS as Writer Director and teaches a song writing course at Tileyard Education in London. 
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    Introducing Louise Golbey

    Introducing Louise Golbey

    Musician and artist Louise Golbey chats with some of the UK's most successful songwriters about their work and career. They share unique insights into their process - giving listeners a brand new perspective behind their well-known songs…
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