October 2014 sees nine time Grammy award winning artist, John Legend who’s new album ‘Love In The Future’ has been storming the US and UK, will be stopping off at six UK locations, including Manchester and Cardiff, for a much over due UK tour.
John Legend’s career in music has reached a peak in recent years since his soulful voice has been appearing on the material of many other chat ruling artists and singers, including on his collaborations with Magnetic Man for their track ‘Getting Nowhere’ and on Jay Z’s ‘Encore’ amongst others. Legend’s debut album ‘Get Lifted’ was released in 2004 and saw his popularity rise and the attention of these to-be-collaborators was caught, all leading to his second and third albums that were just as well received as the first.
Through John’s website, he revealed in 2011 that his fourth album would be hitting the shelves this year, and since ‘Love In The Future’ was released it has sold a staggering 500,000 copies in the UK as well as an even more impressive 3 million copies in the US, giving the album a gold certification. The lead single on the new album ‘All Of Me’ has also given John Legend his first even number one in the US. As ever, ‘Love In The Future’ contains a selection of songs all with heartfelt lyrics and melody that John has poured his heart into. As well as the classic Legend sound, there have also been a number of new collaborations with the likes of Rick Ross, Kimbra and Seal, which shows John’s reputation as one of the most talented and intriguing musicians is one that is strongly sustained.
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Words by Josh Plews
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