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News: Shaznay Lewis Announces London Jazz Cafe Show This May

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News: Shaznay Lewis Announced London Jazz Cafe Show This May @ShaznayOfficial

If you’ve been away for twenty years, you want to make sure you come back in style. And that’s precisely what Shaznay Lewis is doing right now. Her two new tracks, ‘Kiss of Life’ and ‘Miracle’, brim with the grace, class and emotive songwriting that fans first fell for, while her return has been magnified by a premiere play from Zoe Ball at Radio 2, an interview on Sunday Brunch, and fresh coverage from the NME, The Line of Best Fit, The Times and The Independent. Shaznay’s next step comes with the confirmation of a headline show at London’s Jazz Cafe on May 14th. Her first full solo gig in twenty years, the show also represents a special launch night ahead of the release of her eagerly anticipated new album ‘Pages’ on May 17th. Shaznay says, I’m excited to be doing my first ever show at the legendary Jazz Cafe, I’m looking forward to sharing this special night with music lovers performing songs from my album Pages”. Fans who pre-order the ‘Pages’ album from Shaznay’s official store will receive access to a ticket pre-sale which opens at 10am this Wednesday, February 14th. Any remaining tickets will then go on general sale from 10am on Friday, February 16th HERE. Album formats include a CD, white vinyl and white cassette, while all album bundles will include a signed A4 print. Shaznay Lewis first came to prominence with the phenomenal success of the era-defining All Saints, whose big hits such as ‘Never Ever’, ‘Pure Shores’, ‘Black Coffee’ and ‘I Know Where It’s At’ set them on course for multi-Platinum album success and awards including two BRITs, a MOBO and an Ivor Novello. She then released a strong, stylish solo debut with ‘Open’ which featured the Top 10 hit ‘Never Felt Like This Before’ before stepping away from the spotlight to embrace motherhood and marriage. She returned to the charts with All Saints in 2016 and 2018, while a rare live appearance occurred when she joined Coldplay on stage at Wembley Stadium in 2022. Sessions that same year made the prospect of a long overdue second solo album a reality. What emerged was ‘Pages’, a luscious set of sophisticated soul and classic R&B informed by two further decades of life experience. Renowned artists such as Self Esteem, Shola Ama and General Levy feature on the album, while Shaznay’s other collaborators include  Emily Phillips and Ant Whiting (Florence + The Machine, Sigrid),Ben Cullum (Celeste), Michael Angelo (Sam Smith, Not3s), Johan Hugo (Self Esteem, Diplo), Jez Ashurst (Maisie Peters, Little Mix), Moyses Dos Santos (Freya Ridings) and Charlie Stacey (Ezra Collective).