There it is: a brand new 7″ 45-er. The A-Side delivers a top-notch and sparkly modern Soul song which was originally published in the early 1970s. Since the original version by Margie Joseph was released, at least half a dozen artists have covered the track. Laura Vane and the Vipertones bring an inspiring and honest take to the table, one fit for the soul-led global dance floor! Tight and brisk! This is a charming mid-tempo track that brings out Laura’s powerful voice to the max! Continue reading
As their second album Sugar Fix arrives on the doorstep of the worlds’ music stores, Laura Vane and The Vipertones have already started down the addictively sticky road of soul and funk, now to lightly dust their creations generously with pop! With undeniably catchy radio songs such as the surf-chic ‘Capsize’ and sing-along title track ‘Sugar Fix’, this album is a collection of music which unashamedly flaunts what the Dutch/English alliance are capable of. Laying down a rich variety of styles, they are flirting with traditional soul and funk grooves and adding a contemporary twist. This record is a feast for the listener. Buy: iTunes – Bol.com – Velvet Music
Social Beats, together with Unique Records, are gearing up to release their seventh 7″ record in the Best of Seven Series. This latest installment features two artists showcasing their funkiest tunes from their most recent albums.
On the A side is Diesler with “South Side Morning” featuring Stee Downes. On the flip side, after an overwhelming demand from fans, is Laura Vane and the Vipertones with their up-tempo dancefloor shaker “Roof Off”. Release date september 10th 2010
The official release of our debut album, Laura Vane & The Vipertones has arrived! Following regular airplay on German and Dutch radio shows, as well as being playlisted weekly on lots of BBC radio shows such as The Craig Charles Soul & Funk Show (BBC Radio 6) and Mark Lamarr’s (BBC Radio 2) God’s Jukebox, finally the album gathers heat and attention at online stores and in the hight street! The album wass released on Friday 28th August 2009 in Benelux, UK and across the whole of Europe. To get your copies or download the album, visit online stores: Juno, Play, Soundflat, HMV, iTunes, Amazon, Velvet Music and ofcourse Bol.com or you can simply check out your local record shop.
Laura Vane & The Vipertones are keeping it in the family, both musically and literally, with the ‘Roof Off EP’. Firstly a splendidly deep bumpy house rework of ‘Mean Lover’ byPart Time Heroes which sees the lads taking the shaking-fist-at-lover power soul epic and giving it a suave twist for the discos. Chasing a similar dancefloor vibe in his trademark home-made-cheap-as-chips broken style, Diesler remixes ‘Roof Off’. Completing the EP is an extended edit of ‘Roof Off’ which is lovingly chopped up and carefully glued back together by none other than Phil Martin. Release August 21st
For those of you who don’t own an oldskool record player, there’s some good news 😉 Our first release – Steam / Man of your Word – is now not only a real 7″ vinyl edition but it’s also available on iTunes as well. For only 1.98 you get yourself two great songs so don’t hesitate and download them right away, they’re only one click away!