28th September 2018
JJ KANE'S STRONG MUSICAL BACKGROUND is reflected in her work. And as she has been writing and performing for the last ten years, JJ knows a thing or two about the music business.
Seven years ago this talented singer-songwriter — who cites mucial influences throughout her life as Elton John, Tracy Chapman, Chris Rea, Willie Nelson, Kenny
Rogers and Shirley Bassey — established caravanmusicpromotions and
has been instrumental in encouraging many unknown artistes.
Working with solo artistes and bands at entry level in the industry, JJ is keen to get them the media exposure they deserve.
Living in Wells, Somerset, she must surely benefit from being in such a spiritual and inspirational part of the country, close to Glastonbury. JJ's own musical
accomplishments are many and she has recently released several singles — from her Drift Into The Blue album — that particularly suit her terrific voice and at the same time mark her out as a credible songwriter. The beautiful Angel is sung by JJ with the gentleness demanded of the magnificent words. This lovely track has won songwriting competitions throughout the world and JJ hopes that Angel will now raise money for charities all over the world.
When you experience the well constructed Stay, with its long, drawn-out notes that are heavy with emotion, you discover a compelling track that echoes with JJ's professionalism. The final track, Kneeling On Concrete, finds JJ's voice taking on a powerful surge of controlled emotion. Whichever track she is singing, JJ's sweet voice has a delivery of silky smoothness that exudes melodic indulgence and charisma.
Playing guitar and bells, JJ's fine vocals meld perfectly with Neil Husky's vocal and guitar work in this recipe of folk-laden, acoustic, popular music that leaves you wanting more.
Happily, JJ will be in the studio starting work on her second solo album in the next few months and we can look forward to hearing more magical tracks from this clever lady.
• Angel, Stay and Kneeling On Concrete are available to download now from itunes.
"Whichever track she is singing, JJ's sweet voice has a delivery of silky smoothness that exudes melodic indulgence and charisma"
— Maggie Woods, MotorBar