Corinne Bailey Rae: Into The Deep

Corinne Bailey Rae faces her grief on ‘The Sea’: Aidin Vaziri | Two years ago, just as Corinne Bailey Rae was bouncing back from the whirlwind success that followed her self-titled 2006 debut (the album sold 2 million copies and earned three Grammy nominations), her husband, saxophonist Jason Rae, died of an accidental drug and alcohol overdose. She had already started to write her second album, hoping to dig a little deeper than the airy pop she put on offer with her breakthrough hit “Put Your Records On,” but now a sense of melancholy was inevitable. The trick was hanging onto the sunny disposition that won her so many fans around the world without losing her soul. “I feel all those things all the time, so singing about them, it’s nothing,” Rae says.The hard thing is to actually feel them.” Read more.

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