Corinne Bailey Rae’s KCRW Performance Ranges From Pummeling Punk To Vibey Jazz

Watch the singer-songwriter deliver rocker “Erasure,” the jazzy “He Will Follow You With His Eyes” and more.

By Nate Todd Mar 29, 2024 11:10 am PDT

Grammy-winning artist Corinne Bailey Rae delivered a performance for Los Angeles area public radio station KCRW. The English singer-songwriter offered tracks from her 2023 album, Black Rainbows, at Apogee Studio in Santa Monica.

Black Rainbows arrived on September 15, 2023 via Black Rainbows Music/Thirty Tigers. Bailey Rae drew inspiration for the album from a Chicago exhibition on Black history by artist Theaster Gates, which “summoned thoughts about slavery, spirituality, beauty, survival, hope and freedom,” as per the New York Times.

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As KCRW noted, Corinne’s new record sees her venturing into “punk and free jazz.” Her six-song KCRW set features rockers “Erasure” and “New York Transit Queen.” Jazzier tracks include “He Will Follow You With His Eyes,” “Red Horse,” “Peach Velvet Sky” and closer “Like a Star.”

Apogee is the private studio of legendary producer/mixer, Bob Clearmountain, who handled audio for Corinne Bailey Rae’s KCRW performance. Watch below:


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