Ever since Fleur East strutted on to The X Factor stage to the beat of her own version of ‘Uptown Funk’, the whole nation has been waiting for this debut album.
As lead single ‘Sax’ signalled, that Mark Ronson-y sound has loomed large over the 28-year-old’s studio sessions since finishing second on the show last December. But her first studio album Love, Sax and Flashbacks is so much more than just funky brass. You heard it here first in our exclusive track-by-track review.
We’ve all had a good month rinsing this one already, but the feel-good sax line, infectious hook and that effortless-looking-but-actually-quite-hard dance routine means we’re not tired of it just yet. It’s a storming opener to a debut album, and one that sets up the record as it means to go on: packed full of energy and sass.
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