Play it forwardAloe Blacc is in the Business of infectious good vibes. can we all just Be happy for a moment?
It’s been a good year for Aloe Blacc. His hit Wake Me Up sold three million copies and topped the charts in 22 countries. After this excursion to the world of dance pop, a new album, Lift Your Spirit, sees the Californian musician returning what’s closer to his heart: soul music as practised by the likes of Al Green and Marvin Gaye.
The 34-year-old sees himself as a mediator: just like he discovered his soul heroes by listening to hip- hop when he was young, he hopes that kids today will discover the classics through his music. Here Blacc reveals five finds of his own.