Sunday 2nd June - Stage On The Green

🎶 Back to life, back to reality🎶

Soul II Soul, the iconic band that emerged from the vibrant UK soundsystem culture, epitomises determination, resourcefulness, and an unwavering passion for music. Their journey began in London, a multicultural melting pot where diverse backgrounds converged, celebrating shared experiences and influences. In the mid-1980s, against the backdrop of the underground warehouse scene, Soul II Soul’s creative expression flourished.

With their innovative sound system, they transformed ordinary house parties into extraordinary and immersive experiences through unconventional speakers, pyrotechnics, banners, and strobes. The unique Funki Dred style they embraced attracted a devoted following of music enthusiasts, spreading their fame far and wide.

With chart-topping hits like “Keep On Movin'” and “Back To Life,” Soul II Soul became household names, solidifying their iconic status. They evolved from a soundsystem DJ collective into a remarkable 25-piece band, captivating audiences on exhilarating live arena tours across the globe while staying true to their roots. Their distinctive bass became the soundtrack of youth culture, resonating through car stereos, boomboxes, and clubs worldwide.

Soul II Soul’s impact crossed borders, selling over 10 million albums in more than 35 territories. Jazzie B’s versatile production contributions graced over 35 million albums across 100 territories through collaborations with James Brown, Sinead O’Connor, Nas, and Destiny’s Child. They commanded stages in over 20 countries, receiving numerous accolades, including two Grammy Awards, three Soul Train Awards, and honours from the NAACP. Their timeless music remains relevant, featured in high-profile advertisements, and covered by renowned artists like Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, and Sean Kingston.

As Soul II Soul celebrates their remarkable journey, their unwavering dedication, innovative spirit, and consistent artistic output inspire future generations. They remain a formidable force in the music industry, touring globally, including a recent sold-out tour in Australia. Soul II Soul’s enduring influence leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of their fans, resonating with listeners from a new generation and shaping the ever-evolving music landscape.




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