hmv's Next Big Thing... #185 Kara Marni
Every Wednesday we recommend a brand new artist who we think you're going to love. This week we bring you sizzling soul songstress Kara Marni...
Who Is She?
Marni, now 20, is a graduate of the BRIT School, the prodigy production factory that has produced Amy Winehouse, Katy B, Adele, Leona Lewis and countless others. Her time there secured her a deal with management company First Access Entertainment, home of Rita Ora and Bebe Rexha.
Ever since Marni has been hard at work on gathering a clutch of singles to get herself out there, including May's excellent 'Love Just Ain't Enough' EP.
What Does She Sound Like?
Marni mixes classic soul, Aretha Franklin, Minnie Ripperton and Martha Reeves, with slick The Weekend esque production.
Why Should I Be Excited?
Smoky vocals, elegant instrumentation and banging production, Marni is the full package.
Can I Hear Something?
Indeed you can, her sultry jam 'Love Just Ain't Enough' is below for you: