Get ready to bliss out on the sweet, sensual vocals of Skye Edwards as Morcheeba return to Bluesfest in 2018.
Morcheeba define the ‘chill out’ genre and are the perfect antidote to a big night, songs like “Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day”, “The Sea”, “Even Though” and “Otherwise” have been played in café’s, lounge rooms and at Sunday sessions around the world.
It was at Bluesfest in 2014 where the idea for their new album SKYE | ROSS struck: band members Skye Edwards and Ross Godfrey were standing at the side of the main stage, coming down from their own set. As Ross recalls “the headliners were playing a raw, gutsy set and we both thought wouldn’t it be really fun to make a record that had this sort of intensity to it?’ The result of this revelation is SKYE | ROSS, an album that pursues its own musical path while returning to the roots of the sound that made Morcheeba a household name back in the late 1990s. It is, Ross explains, “what Skye and I do naturally when you ask us to make music together, and yet not necessarily a continuation of what we’d been doing with Morcheeba. It therefore felt only right to give it a new identity.”
With a music career spanning 22 years and millions of albums sold worldwide, Morcheeba are pioneers of British trip-hop and soul. It will be a special moment indeed when they return to play songs inspired by the festival at Bluesfest 2018.