Laura Rain and the Caesars - I Am
Format: 7" Vinyl
Catalogue No.: LRK10
Release Date: 20 May 2022
Genre: Retro Soul
01: I Am - Laura Rain and the Caesars
02: In My Life - Laura Rain and the Caesars
Ltd edition 500 copies on LRK Records
I Am is the first mix. On The LP Rise Again is a slightly different version (string Version) This one is the first mix.
I Am and Rise again were played by Janice Long (RIP) on her BBC Wales show.
I Am was played for a month on Jazz FM.
David White also spun " I am " and "I'm Yours" on his BBC radio Cornwall show
"I Am" won OUTSTANDING R&B song at the Detroit music awards 2022
“Rain is able to convey an inspiring vocal as the song evolves, with her soprano lifting through the melody, encouraging the listener that”
“Like those proverbial London buses, these days great soul albums seem to come along in twos! Hot on the tail pipe of Mamas Gun’s ‘Cure The Jones’ ( see our review) comes an excellent ‘Rise Again’ from LAURA RAIN and the CAESARS.”
“The long-awaited debut album for LRK by Laura Rain & The Caesars”
“Vocalist Laura has one of those big voices perfectly suited to Sould and R&B”
Daily Express Dave Esson —
Bob Davis —
Tom Hyslop — — Rockmrtom blog
Ian Levine — Northern Soul Forum
““From the first note, they don’t disappoint as they deliver some of the finest soul blues rolling out of Motor City in years.””
Marty Gunther — Blues Blast
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