A 1 track funk single (5m 4s) — released February 28th 2020 on Record Kicks

British Soul Sensation Hannah Williams & The Affirmations, drops the new soulful single "Hourglass".

Hourglass is the third extract from Hannah Williams & The Affirmations acclaimed new album "50 Foot Woman".

Hannah Williams turned heads worldwide when the hip-hop superstar sampled her heart-stopping vocals on 'Late Nights & Heartbreak' for 4:44 the title track on his 2017 album. Now Hannah and her exemplary, Bristol-based band the Affirmations has delivered a definitive career statement with the drop-dead soulful new album 50 Foot Woman released last October on Record Kicks.

The new single Hourglass "Is a very old song" the band says, " it was originally written as a ballad, but it's been reconstructed after watching Marcus King perform in France in early 2018 and listening to AM and Shawn Lee's Celestial Electric for the first time".

The album, produced by Shawn Lee, a respected presence on the funk/soul scene whose credits include Amy Winehouse, Lana Del Rey and Alicia Keys, captures all of the visceral power of the band's increasingly legendary live performances. Shades of classic Soul and Psychedelic Funk blend uniquely with modern-day flavours on a record destined to set the soul agenda for 2019 and far beyond. "I've never been as proud of anything in my entire career" says Hannah.

Born in High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, Williams' father was a musically gifted minister, and her mother let her join the church choir at the age of six. Hannah could read music before she could properly read words, and when she discovered soul by listening with her mum to Motown and Bill Withers, there was no turning back. Now the world will hear what the cognoscenti have known for a while: that Hannah Williams is the real deal, and sings from her very soul. "I feel like my performance comes from my solar plexus," she says. "The emotional side of it is so intrinsic; I can't take it away from what I do."

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