Another brooding, sweeping epic

Another brooding, sweeping epic from the Welsh soul wonder.

Duffy’s debut album “Rockferry” has been one of the success stories of 2008. The industry rumble around the girl from the valleys evolved into a full-blown explosion as the blonde Bassey swept all before her – mercy!

“Stepping Stone” might be the 134th single from said unit-shifter, but that doesn’t diminish its orchestral grandeur. Full-blooded blue eyed soul, the single features Duffy in heartbreak mode. With slick production it takes a slight tumble off the coffee table, but that voice has more than enough power to keep your attention.

Ignore the Dusty Springfield comparisons, and the usual doubters, and instead bask in one of the most potent pop talents in the UK.


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