Next Time / The Story Goes

A 2 track funk single (5m 59s) — released April 1st 2016 on Record Kicks

Record Kicks is extremely proud to present you one of the hottest new names on the Soul scene, ladies and gentleman ... THE TIBBS!

This combo is one of the most fascinating retro soul act ever came out from The Netherlands and after few exciting years passed on spreading soul tunes all around the country and turning heads, the Tibbs are finally ready to make their official debut on Record Kicks. A tasty appetizer of their upcoming debut album "Takin' Over" that will hit the streets next 20 of May, there's a limited edition double sider 45 vinyl coming out next 01 April. On the A side you find the scorching first single, "Next Time", an upbeat and irresistible floorshaking soul smasher able to rock every dancefloor. On the flip side there's The Story Goes a contemporary northern soul pearl. Based in Amsterdam, The Tibbs are a super tight soul revue fronted by miss. Elsa Bekman, one of the roughest and hottest young vocalists from the Netherlands. Believe us, you'll be immediately conquered by her irresistible and unique raw, gritty vocals. Founded by a bunch of northern soul and funk disciples in 2012, the Tibbs started taking inspiration from the golden age of Soul Music. In 2014 they've self published a demo EP and on the same years they've released a 45 vinyl on German funk label Tramp Records. Take notice, The Tibbs are the name to watch!

The Tibbs are: Elsa Bekman (vocals) Henk Kemkes (guitar) Michael Willemsen (bas) Bas de Vries (drums) Paul Jonker (Hammond) Berd Ruttenberg (baritone sax) Coen de Vries (tenor sax) Siebe Posthuma de Boer (trumpet), Thomas de Jong (trumpet).

Can't believe this is from The Netherlands! When I've heard this I felt totally in love. Simply fantastic! - Gerard Ekdom NPO Radio 2

So impressed with this debut single. Two sides of 24 Karat perfection. I already want to hear more from The Tibbs! - The Craig Charles Funk And Soul Show BBC 6 Music

Feel good 60’s influenced soul featuring Elsa Bekman on vocal duties - Nik Weston Mukatsuku Records

Elsa Bekman has a stunning voice and the Tibbs are super tight - Dj Floro Radio 3 RTVE

Record Kicks continue to unearth the talent with the discovery of The Tibbs. -

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