New Music: Saint Clair ‘Heavy On My Heart’

Saint Clair is sharing new single, ‘Heavy On My Heart’, her second release via Kieron McIntosh’s (Plan B, Paloma Faith) fledgling Wunderkind imprint and the follow up to impressive debut ‘Sailing’. The new single comes ahead of her first live show, set for June 20 at Birthdays, London. Emerging on her own terms after singing for the likes of Ghostpoet and Kwabs, ‘Heavy On My Heart’ finds Saint Clair mastering her warm, immersive take on soul, which runs back to a teenage discovery of classic standards (Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder), again collaborating with Ben Jones and Raffertie (Ninja Tune). Continue reading New Music: Saint Clair ‘Heavy On My Heart’

New Music: Saint Clair ‘Sailing’

Saint Clair is streaming her debut single ‘Sailing’, released via Kieron McIntosh’s (Plan B, Paloma Faith) new Wunderkind imprint. Produced by Ben Jones and Raffertie (Ninja Tune) the lustrous, electronic-soul single finds the French-speaking Londoner mastering a slick distillation of classic song-writing sensibility and wholly contemporary influences including Son Lux and James Blake. A unique voice born out of a teenage discovery of classic standards (Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder) and more recently singing for Kwabs and Ghostpoet – Saint Clair now emerges on her own terms. And as the sparse handclaps of ‘Sailing’ give way to a shimmering chorus which unfurls beneath her multi-tracked vocal, you sense the presence of an artist inexorably on the rise. Continue reading New Music: Saint Clair ‘Sailing’