Original retro funk and soul with a modern twist from acclaimed 8 piece band Crowd Company, one of London’s leading bands of the genre.
Brimful of energy with a raw edge, catchy hooks, and tight grooves the band have a Hammond organ based sound with a virtuoso horn section, soulful lead and hook laden vocal harmonies. The band evokes the spirit of 60s and early 70s funk&soul as well as modern day funk jam bands.
Crowd Company’s current album ‘Now Or Never’ (Proper Records) features guest appearances by Alan Evans (Soulive) and Joe Tatton (The New Mastersounds). It enjoyed rave reviews and airplay across Europe, including being playlisted on the BBC Radio 6 Craig Charles Show.
As well as regularly headlining many sellout shows the band have opened for acclaimed Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings artists Saun & Starr. They also toured with The Meters George Porter Jr and were invited to collaborate on classic Meters songs onstage at a sell out London gig at The Borderline. They have also opened for/shared the stage with Monophonics, James Taylor Quartet, Corderoy, The New Mastersounds.
The band will shortly be recording their new album in Boston with funk and soul legend Alan Evans (of Soulive) as Producer. The album is schedule for an early June 2017 release.
”Excellent, this is album is tough, dirty and lowdown”. Craig Charles, BBC Radio 6
“Smokin’ Grooves” Blues&Soul Magazine