Randa & The Soul Kingdom – Put Your Hands Up Single Launch 7” Vinyl Record
Are you ready for soulful horns, high-octane vocals, and gritty rhythms packing a mighty punch of feel-good goodness? Then Randa & The Soul Kingdom are here to put funk in your trunk! Guaranteed to get you dancing - if you still have a pulse.
Based in Perth with two albums out on London’s Freestyle Records, this 6-piece have built up their reputation playing festivals across Australia and Europe. Their raw, high-energy soul sets dance floors alight, often sending audiences into a frenzied Soul Train.
Gearing up for the release of their third album, Randa & The Soul Kingdom head to Melbourne for an eastern states launch of their funky single ‘Put Your Hands Up’ – coming out on limited edition 7-inch vinyl – and dance party music video to match.
Joining in support is Melbourne’s Chelsea Wilson - vocalist, songwriter, broadcaster and producer. Her debut soul inspired album “I Hope You’ll Be Very Unhappy Without Me” was lauded #2 Album of the Year on ABC Radio National and nominated for Best Soul Album at The Age Music Victoria Awards. An internationally acclaimed live performer Chelsea headlined the Arts Centre Melbourne stage at the Australasian World Music Expo; supported Macy Gray on her Australian tour; and made her UK debut at Glastonbury Festival, subsequently selling out the famous London Jazz Café and Bizz’ Art Club Paris.
Behind the scenes Chelsea is the Artistic Director of the Stonnington Jazz Festival and recently appeared as a panel expert on Australian Music at The Lincoln Centre New York City for NYC Jazz Congress 2019. A champion for diversity in the music industry she has produced the ‘Women of Soul’ series featuring artists such as Kylie Auldist, Mojo Juju and Stella Angelico alongside emerging artists since 2010. She is currently Deputy Chair of Music Victoria, the state peak body for contemporary music.
Returning to the Australian soul scene with her new album “Chasing Gold”, the highly anticipated second full length offering sees Chelsea move into rare-groove territory, fusing her love of early disco, epic pop and jazz.
At 303 Chelsea she will perform an intimate set with pianist Andy Boyle.