Label: BIG-AC Records – Catalog: BIGAC011 – Release: 26th March 2021 – Format: 7’
Influenced by the “Crossover Soul” period of the late 60’s and early 70’s, ‘Thinkin’ About You’ clicks into gear from the off, with bold brass and a funky bassline paving the way for Carmy’s stunning vocal.
Whether moving on from a romantic relationship, friendship or maybe even a bad year, ‘Thinkin’ About You’ highlights the importance of maintaining a positive mindset when looking to the future. Carmy oozes attitude throughout her performance, moving effortlessly from regret in the verse to defiance in the chorus: “I ain’t gonna waste my time thinkin’ about you”.
This exciting, empowering debut will have soul fans eager to hear more and as with previous Big AC Records releases, ‘Thinkin’ About You’ will soon be available on vinyl, on the flip of Carmy’s next single!
Written by Nick CorbinProduced and mixed by Mitch Ayling at Woods Lodge Studios Mastered by Nick Burchall at Audio Animals
Musician credits: Ollie Futcher drums and percussion / Ashley Hayden bass / Billy Farr lead guitar / Nick Corbin rhythm guitar and backing vocals / Sahil Batra piano, rhodes and keyboards /Paul Jordanous trumpet /Tom White trombone / Mitch Ayling percussion.
Photography by Dean Chalkley Design by Sophie Heath
Carmy Love may be a familiar face to fans of New Street Adventure: As an original member of the band she made a major contribution to “No Hard Feelings” – NSA’s debut album on Acid Jazz – with her stunning backing vocals elevating the record to modern soul classic status.
Born and raised in North West London, Carmy had a rich musical upbringing: Her Mother and Step-Father were DJs on several underground stations including Roots, Unique and Flava Radio.
The likes of Janet Kay, Louisa Marks and Chaka Khan all featured heavily during her formative years, whilst an early grounding in Gospel singing developed her vocal style and stage craft. Having also sung with Cool Million, Ruby Blu and House Gospel Choir it’s now time for Carmy Love to take centre-stage by teaming up with Big AC Records to release her first solo single, Produced by Mitch Ayling (The Milk) and backed by a NSA-heavy line-up of musicians,‘Thinkin’ About You’ offers an exciting glimpse of what’s to come from this incredible new soul artist.