Deborah Bond Soul Gigs News. Date Posted: 09 July 2011
27th July 2012 Jazz Cafe London
A self-proclaimed “people watcher, dreamer and lover of philosophy”, Debórah Bond (pronounced De-BOR-rah) credits Anita Baker, Chaka Khan, and Sade as the roots which shaped her sound. Her unique and “eclectic mix of R&B, funk and British soul” receives accolades from critics, artists and fans worldwide. The debut album ‘DayAfter’, and the follow up release ‘AfterDay’, solidified Debórah Bond’s reputation as an intensely sensitive, spiritual, genuine artist, and a funky diva with captivating stage presence.
After taking an extended break from the music scene to focus on production, musicianship, and song writing, Debórah Bond and her band/production team Third Logic released their much anticipated third instalment, Madam Palindrome, on 7/17/11. This album is a confident, bold, artistic and imaginative statement. It is metaphoric of the infinite perspectives on life, love, music and the creative vision. With time for growth and reflection, the concept for Madam Palindrome emerged as an intellectual, artistic and introspective musical experience – featuring songs inspired by an array of musical genres ranging from psychedelic disco/funk to acoustic soul R&B. Amongst many entrancing gems on Madam Palindrome – ‘If I Didn’t Need You’ – a duet with UK
underground legend Lewis Taylor that underscores the sassy sophisticated funk that is definitive of Debórah Bond. Madam Palindrome hit # 1 on the UK Soul Chart for three consecutive weeks and has been considered one of the “best soul albums of 2011” by Chris Wells of Echoes Magazine. The charmingly whimsical new video for the debut single ‘You Are the One’ is
currently being featured on VH1Soul and MTV.com.uk:
Debórah and her band, Third Logic, take pride in creating music that has no boundaries, that goes beyond age, race, or creed. Debórah is a member of the DC Grammy Chapter and Songwriters Association of Washington.