Friday, 5 February 2016

Happy Birthday Nigel Lowis

Nigel Lowis has sold a staggering 14 million plus global records and Cd's.

Lowis's first top ten hit production was a Sister Sledge cover of '' Thinking of you '' by UK artist "Maureen Walsh" in 1990 on Polydor.

Lowis's others hits include Dina Carroll: So Close & Only Human albums, which were also, produced and Co-Written by him with both albums reaching #2 in the UK album charts! Then came UK Girl band
Eternal  which were also produced by Lowis with their first hit, a cover of Glen Jones Stay, then later a UK #1 hit with the Girls in a  duet with Bebe Winans, '' Wanna to be the only one'', for sure they were the UK's answer to En Vogue.

Among the names Lowis has work with include, Burt Bacharach, Gary Van den Bussche, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber, Bebe Winins, Stevie Wonder, Luther Vandross, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Carole King, Gene Page, Tom Moulton to name but a few..

One of the most successful Soul releases of last was the UK Soul #1, Ola Onabule ..Soul Town'' that also featured a "Nigel Lowis Mix".  Lowis says, I've always loved this song for what its saying, A real Soul lyric. As I've always been huge fan of Philly Soul music,
 When asked by Gary Van den Bussche his partner at DSG Records to Remix the track, he said it just felt so right to take it back to a Golden Era. Gamble & Huff meets Norman Whitfield. i'm thrilled that it has had a fantastic reception here in the UK. Right On! Ola. Ola Onabule has gone on to tour the world and have his latest album in the top regions of the Jazz chart. 

The other artists Lowis has written and produced for recently include, Leanne McCrei & McCrei who have an album waiting to be released very soon after the success of, ''Show Me'' UK Soul #2 and ''Take My Hand UK Soul top 10, Rudi Wilburn, ''You Are Love'', Marc Staggers, ''Bring It Home To Me'', The Dig Band starring Dina Carroll, ''We Bring The Party'', plus remixes for the likes of, Lenny Williams ''Hooked On You UK Soul #1, 
 Ken Knox's and The Chairmen Of The Board, Vivienne McKone UK Soul #1, ''Everything's Gonna Be Alright'', Earl Young & Darryl Grant, '' The Power Of Love'', Samuel D Sanders, ''Make You Mine'', Diana Marsh, ''Promise'', Hannah White, That's Love & Sunny Day, Freda & Clif Payne No Payne No Gain not forgetting The Christmas Charity single by, The Sweet Rhythms Band called, ''Christmas Cheer'' 

Up & coming releases include, The Soul City People album featuring many artists we all love & know in the Soul world, Leanne McCrei of McCrei with her debut album, Marc Staggers album, Hannah White debut album plus the DSG Chart Busters ''Nigel Lowis remix'' album.

 Lowis has also worked with such House royalty as, '' The King Of House'', David Morales under the tag of ''Disco Juice'' which releases include the Grammy award nominated #1 Billboard Dance single with Janice Robinson, called ''There Must Be Love''.

Ralph Tee wrote, Lowis is the closest anyone has got to re-creating the sound of Philadelphia in the 21st century! 
When Nigel was asked by Gary Spence on a Solar Radio interview which artist he would most like to work with he said George Benson! Thanks to Preston Glass his dream came true!

Dina Carroll returns with the DIG Band to bring the Party!

Multi-platinum certifications featured in the ''Bridget Jones's Diary'' soundtrack albums, best Female Artist at the BRIT Awards, two #2 UK Hit albums, her last song was released 2001, 15 UK top 40 Hits, 7 consecutive UK club hit #1 songs, 14 Cars in her lifetime, 2 private jets & 4 pairs of roller skates....

We have waited 16 years for the return of Dina!!!
Carroll's voice is stronger than ever, she has teamed up again with songwriter, producer, Nigel Lowis who also produced her debut Million + selling album in which Carroll and Lowis co wrote 8 of the albums songs. 

Dina's hits include, "It's Too Late'' with Quartz, "Ain't No Man", "Special Kind of Love" with C&C Music Factory, "So Close", "Don't Be a Stranger", "The Perfect Year", "Escaping", "Without Love", "One, Two, Three", "Express" & "Living for the Weekend", co-produced by David Morales.
Live Interview with Gary Spence on Solar Radio.
    Live Interview with Dina Carroll & The IDG Band - ''We Bring The Party'' with Gary Spence.   
The Dig Band collectively under the production wings of Lowis promise this to be just the start of an album project called, ''Soul City People'' with many other favorite artists to be featured mid year.
''We Bring The Party'' was co written by, Lowis and Carroll in a stabbing, retro cool, Bronzing Mars, Daft punking, Chic moving nu groove slice of modern Disco set to light up any dance floor, backing vocals by Leanne McCrei, The lead spine tingling vocal of Dina Carroll will once be a pleasure to our ears, soothingly, sung with so much Soul ... Lets welcome back Miss Dina Carroll!

The Dig Band featuring Dina Carroll - We Bring The Party - Mont Plonc mix - DSG.
The Nigel Lowis mix is out now and has had major support from the likes of, John Leech, Paul Miller and Tony Blackburn on the BBC..

Here is the Soulful House mix by Monc Plonc giving you more for the floor with a release date soon.