VIDEO: Harvey Summers releases latest album as his barn-storming career gathers pace

Nestled away on the outskirts of Bexhill in a barn is a recording studio that has been the starting point for careers of countless musicians.

Monday, 20th June 2016, 3:15 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 12:00 am
Harvey Summers at Broadoak Studios, Bexhill. SUS-160523-143236001
Harvey Summers at Broadoak Studios, Bexhill. SUS-160523-143236001

Broadoak Studios, run by music producer Harvey Summers, has been producing artists for more than 20 years.

Harvey himself has more than two million album sales to his name and list of credits including Steeleye Span, Danny Thompson, Sir Paul McCartney, Liane Carroll, Claire Hamil, Geoff Leigh, Flavio Costa, Junk Deluxe, Jet Cohen and the Aerials, Otti Albietz, Ellie Ford, Phil Thornton and many others.

His music is also a regular feature on many TV shows and in movie soundtracks including HBO’s Looking, Saving Grace, Eastwick, Top Gear, Chilly Dogs, Amreeka and many others too.

Harvey has just released the first single, Skeletons, from his forthcoming album, Human. The record features guest vocalist and songwriter Laura Cole, a rising star in her native Canada who came to Harvey’s attention when she recorded a duet with legendary producer, Daniel Lanois, who produced U2, Bob Dylan and Neil Young.

Laura Cole burst onto the scene in her native Ontario, Canada with the song Papineau, a duet with producer Daniel Lanois, releasing her debut album Dirty Cheat soon after.

She has been a regular feature on radio, TV and other media in Canada and the USA where she is being compared to the likes of Amy Winehouse and Etta James.

Also playing at all of the big music festivals in Canada, she was invited to come and collaborate with Harvey in April last year. She and bass-player partner Chris Chiarcos spent three weeks with him, in that time writing and recording seven songs together and recording her vocals for four others.

This is Harvey’s first solo project since his critically acclaimed album, Jupiter, from 2013.

Harvey said: “I’d like to carry on working with inspiring artists and pursuing other areas of music I’m interested in. This new album is a whole different style to me, compared to Jupiter.

Visit where Harvey is offering downloads in super-high resolution audio format (88.2kHz, 24-bit) as well as CD quality downloads, mp3 and physical product.

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