The superstar was mightily impressed at what she heard. A purveyor of electronic dance music that is meaty and melodic, he has taken the mantle of blueeyed soul singers such as George Michael and Jamiroquai and blended that with the kitsch disco beats of the Scissor Sisters and Mika. Sparro's hypnotic debut hit, Black And Gold, is already one of the year's best-selling singles, while next week's sequel, 21st Century Life, is shaping up to follow suit.But Sam, now 25, hasn't forgotten his humble gospel roots - or Chaka Khan. I didn't even know who she was, so I got up and sang a number for her.Jack first sailed on the Barnacle with a young ragtag crew on a quest to locate and procure the legendary Sword of Cortés.As a young pirate he earned the name Jack Sparrow when he trapped the notorious Spanish pirate hunter Capitán Salazar in the Devil's Triangle. We love driving fast cars looking for new sounds out there. [Intro] How many times do you think this wheel is turning the same way?For my first album I was using a lot of samples, I was playing synths, drum machines, it was more inside the box, and this record has a lot of live strings and horns and piano and bass and live drums.
[Chorus] Gunpowder on our fingers, blood on our hands We can't look into the mirror When our heads our in the sand There's smoke coming through the window And under our door Are we running to, running to, running to What we ignore?
The Aussie producer behind that viral Stranger Things theme clip is back with a brand new banger!
Shot in LA and co-directed by Adam Callen and George Byrne, Luke Million's 'Back To The Rhythm' is an ode to the producer's roots and features an Aussie fave- Sam Sparro!
'As a child, I was always around a lot of gospel music,' he says, chatting backstage just minutes after an electrifying London show. Later on, once I'd realised that she was one of the best funk and soul singers ever, I became a huge fan.
He continues: 'As for the Church, I believe in God and still have my faith, but organised religion is a challenge for me as it divides people.