Northern Soul is a bit of a buzz word right now, with the success of Elaine Constantine’s film of the same name unexpectedly crashing the UK boxoffice top 10 and a whole lot of features in the national media. New Street Adventure were there before the buzz, contributing to a movement that survived through decades.
Their new single, The Big AC, is a tribute to the underground nights that keep the scene alive. Written by lead singer Nick Corbin after a visit to the 6Ts all nighter at the 100 Club, it describes the inspirational rush given to him by the music that he heard. It includes lyrical shout outs to soul heroes like Curtis Mayfield, JJ Barnes and Don Thomas.
Released on Monday the 9th of March and included in their debut album No Hard Feelings, it will also come out on 7inch vinyl and digital.
Having been described as the bastard child of Dexy’s and the Arctic Monkeys, the East London based outfit have just come off a successful end to 2014. Their debut album, No Hard Feelings, has been greeted by critical accolades and plenty of radio support from the likes of Bob Harris, Gary Crowley and Robert Elms, culminating in an early December session for the Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show on BBC Radio Six.
Prominent fashion and music photographer Dean Chalkley has teamed up as assistant producer with dancer and Youtube celebrity Levanna Mclean (aka Northern Soul Girl) and the Infinite Ear production team for the making of the new video.