Funk royalty and pioneers of the 90s Acid Jazz scene, THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES have achieved sixteen UK Top 40 singles and released two Platinum-selling albums and two gold albums in the UK. Headed up today by founding members and principal songwriters Simon Bartholomew and Andrew Levy, the group are stronger than ever.
They continue an incredible thirty-year run that’s seen them dominate pop charts the world over and inspire generations of later artists, including Jamiroquai and super-producer Mark Ronson, who named their debut album as one of the five records that changed his life. 2019 sees the band release their 30th Anniversary album, (June 28th) featuring collaborations with original singers Siedah Garrett and N’Dea Davenport, soul greats Angie Stone and Beverley Knight, rising star Laville and Mr Ronson himself.
Emerging at the forefront of London’s acid jazz scene, The Brand New Heavies transformed their love for 70’s funk grooves into a new and exciting sound that electrified clubs across the UK capital. Throughout an illustrious career that’s seen their line-up change several times, the group have released ten studio albums alongside multiple compilations and remix albums. Hugely popular singles like “Never Stop”, “Dream Come True” , “Midnight At The Oasis”,”Don’t Let It Go To Your Head”, “Dream On Dreamer”, and “Stay This Way” helped to build a loyal worldwide fanbase, with songs featuring in Hollywood movies Sliding Doors, American Pie and Happy Feet.