There are some people who are just born to sing; and 21 year old Celeste is one of them. Summoning the spirit of soul singers, her emotional and heartfelt EP touches on the emotional poignancy of growing up, leaving home, unrequited love and finding your place in your family.
Celeste was selected as the October artist in residency at LAYLOW, the members club breathing new life into West London’s cultural and creative scenes. The month saw her writing, recording, multiple performances, screenings and dinners. Her performances took on a variety of set ups including a packed headline show to close out the residency with a full band, intimate performances with keys player Sam Beste (Amy Winehouse’s pianist of choice) and various collaborative events with some of London’s coolest up and coming musicians and poets. The shows were attended by the likes of Idris Elba, Spike Lee, Edward Enniful, Michaela Coel and more.
Unreleased song ‘Somebody’ has also been chosen as the title and end credits of BBC documentary series ’They’ve Got To Have Us' created by acclaimed director Simon Frederick as the follow up to the criticalacclaimed‘Black Is The New Black’.