I Made a Deal with Myself

A 1 track funk single (3m 3s) — released January 18th 2019 on Record Kicks

From Bordeaux rolls in Alexis Evans, the next big thing of deep soul scene. "I made a deal with myself" is the first single from the forthcoming "I've Come A Long Way" album that will hit the streets worldwide next March 08 2019 on Record Kicks. Recorded in Bordeaux, mixed in Sydney by Dojo Cuts' and The Liberators' head honcho Nate Goldentone and mastered in LA at Golden Mastering, with "I've Come A Long Way" Alexis Evans is ready to impress you with one of the most original and honest deep soul and rhythm and blues album that you'll find around. The first single "I made a deal with myself" is an irresistible uptempo soul floorsahaker and it's just a little appetizer of the incredible talent of the Bordeaux-based singer-songwriter-producer.

Despite his relatively young age,Alexis Evansis not a newcomer in the music scene. He discovered Afro-American music as a child and learnt to play guitar thanks to his father, an English musician. At the age of 17 he debuted with his first project "Jumping to the Westside", with which he was awarded the "Cognac Blues Passion" prize and flew to the "International Blues Challenge" in Memphis, Tennessee, where he impressed the American audience even though he was still a teenager.Mr.Evanshas built a household name in the scene as the "enfant prodige of soul", touring extensively his country with explosive live sets at RDV Erdre Nantes, Rhino Jazz St-Etienne, Lyon Ninkasi, Club Nubia Paris, Festivals Relâche Bordeaux, Jazz à Vienne as well as Festivals in England, Switzerland and Wales. Fans of Daptone and Stax Records you better take note.

This man has a total command of what makes a soul record great, and is still in his early twenties! One of the most exciting additions to the scene and one that I suspect we will still be hearing from decades from now! - Craig Charles BBC6 Music

An exciting and vibrant prospect for 2019 with glorious flourishes of classic, Northern Soul! - Blues & Soul

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