'Selling My Soul' PRESS RELEASE
Renowned International Soul Singer Richard Everitt returns with his Band ‘KING BIZKIT’ to touring next Year, after taking 9 years out to make his latest album ‘SELLING MY SOUL’.
With a new sound of ‘Heavy Soul’ with Jazz, Gospel & Swing overtones, yet still Funky and up-tempo, all written by Richard Everitt and arranged by Jon Bower, don’t miss the big, big sound of this exciting big Band featuring some of the finest musicians around, several of them from East Anglia, when they appear at a venue near you, on their ‘SELLING MY SOUL’ Tour.
KING BIZKIT have now completed their new album ‘SELLING MY SOUL’, which is scheduled for World-wide release in Spring 2009 and it will be their first studio album since 1993, when they released the very successful ‘HOOKED ON YOU’ and it will feature not only the title track, but also 8 other great songs such as the soulful ….or Die Trying’ and ‘Leaving Time’, the swing of ‘Don’t Quit Me Baby’ and ‘Don’t Want You ‘Round Me No More’, plus the Heavy Soul of ‘The Letter’ and ‘Fatmen’s Game’ and the U.S. Southern Rock influenced ‘Together Again’ and ‘A Fast One’.
The album will be released on KING BIZKIT RECORDS on World-wide distribution and is being produced by Richard Everitt and Gregg Wright, Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter/Producer from Los Angeles, who in the past has worked in Michael Jackson’s Band (Victory Tour & LP), Mick Fleetwood’s Zoo (Shakin’ the Cage Tour & LP), Eddie Murphy (Party All The Time LP), plus Berlin, Gregg Allman Band, The Gap Band and Spencer Davis, as well as appearing all over Europe and the UK with ‘KING BIZKIT’ since 1994 and with his own Band ‘GREGG WRIGHT’S LEFT HOOK’.
‘SELLING MY SOUL’ features Musicians such as Laurie Wisefield on Guitar (Wishbone Ash, Tina Turner, Joe Cocker, Lisa Stansfield, Wet, Wet, Wet, Roger Chapman, etc),
Ian Gibbons on Hammond Organ, Piano & Keyboards
( Dr. Feelgood, The Kinks, Ian Hunter, Roger Chapman, etc),
John Lingwood on Drums ( Manfred Mann’s Earthband, Status Quo, Micky Moody, Company of Snakes, Roger Chapman, etc),
Jon Bower on Bass Guitar ( Mary Wells, Martha Reeves, Ben E- King, George McCrae, The Real Thing, Precious Wilson, Rose Royce, Boney M, Dexy’s Midnight Soul Runners, T.S.K.B.B.B., etc.)
Adam Clarkson on Guitar (Salvation, T.S.K.B.B.B., Built For Comfort, Motel Kings, etc)
Reg Webb on Piano & Keyboards ( Suzy Quatro, Cockney Rebel, as well as many Jazz outfits)
Kendrick Rowe on Drums ( Jazz Warriors, Jazz Jamaica, Dick Heckstall-Smith Sextet, etc,)
Tim Ainslie on Guitar ( Swagger, Groove Doctors)
Ira Jones Backing Vocals (Jah Warriors, Irie-J)
Claire Edwards Backing Vocals
Claude Deppa Trumpet (top African/UK Jazz Trumpet player)
Henry Lowther Trumpet (legendary Trumpet player ex. John Mayall etc)
Pete Long Baritone Sax (ex. Jools Holland)
Lisa Grahame Alto & Tenor Sax ( Jools Holland's Big Band)
Mike Owen Tenor Sax (ex. Jimmy Deuchar)
Richard Henry Bass Trombone (NYJO)
Lisa Halls Flute
And is being recorded at Roundel Studios, Horton Kirby,
Kent, and engineered by Bill Hill and Roger Cotton.