Independent artist, Rayon Nelson, opens up his heart and pours his emotions into his stunningly soulful rendition of Corinne Bailey Rae‘s ‘Put Your Records On‘.
Nelson’s sound is ablaze with inspiring themes, influences from Jamaica and London, and deeply moving, stylish tones. Listen to him transform the 2006 hit, ‘Put Your Records‘, on into a bluesy stripped back ballad.
Ready to release his second EP later this year, Nelson has already been likened to iconic artists such as D’Angelo, John Legend, Mali Music and Jamie Fox. The Lauryn Hill and Jimmy Cliff inspired songwriter has been featured on BBC Introducing, BBC 1Xtra, and is an alumni resident artist at Roundhouse London. In addition to this, he was previously shortlisted for Glastonbury Festival in 2013 and performed at the Isle Of Wight Festival in 2014.
The London-based artist has just released his stand-out new single ‘Memories‘ which is packed with charm and truly show how powerful his music is. Stream via Spotify below.
Bright things are definitely on the horizon for the incredible Rayon Nelson. Watch this space and check out his socials below.