Sandra-Mae Lux captures vibe of Patti Austin-Quincy Jones era

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    (January 17, 2022) Canadian-born Sandra-Mae Lux gained considerable notice in the UK during 2020 with the release of her debut album, Happily Ever Now, and the dreamy midtempo soul nugget, “I’m Still Here.” The singer/composer/multi-instrumentalist, who has a degree in Music in Jazz Studies, is starting out her next chapter with the warm and retro-coated slow groove, “You Me and Tomorrow.” Her distinctive vocal phrasing is at once comforting and sleekly stylish, lending just the right mixture of conviction and gentleness to the lyric’s quest for long-lasting romantic and emotional intimacy.

    (January 17, 2022) Canadian-born Sandra-Mae Lux gained considerable notice in the UK during 2020 with the release of her debut album, Happily Ever Now, and the dreamy midtempo soul nugget, “I’m Still Here.” The singer/composer/multi-instrumentalist, who has a degree in Music in Jazz Studies, is starting out her next chapter with the warm and retro-coated slow groove, “You Me and Tomorrow.” Her distinctive vocal phrasing is at once comforting and sleekly stylish, lending just the right mixture of conviction and gentleness to the lyric’s quest for long-lasting romantic and emotional intimacy.

    Evoking an atmospheric, late-‘70s/early-‘80s inspired soul-pop fusion that brings to mind late-night gems from Patti Austin or Sade popular during those halcyon days of FM radio, Lux’s vocal and the arrangement of “You Me and Tomorrow” fit like a glove. The live guitar, drums, and keyboards sparkle with a musical authenticity that once was the norm. Relax and take a First Listen below…

    by Justin Kantor

    Sandra-Mae Lux
    "You Me and Tomorrow"

     
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