By JJ Disco
The Degrees’ Isha Campbell delivers the band’s Top 5 Influences Playlist, from neo-soul to epic jazz and classic music from their hometown of Bristol, UK. Their new stunning single ‘Need You’ is out now via Goldie’s new label Fallen Tree 1Hundred –
The Degrees Top 5 Influences Playlist
1. Bill Withers – Who Is He (And What Is He To You)
This track has great lyrics, it’s rolling, all reverbs are on point and love the evolution of the song as it plays out.
2. Portishead – Roads
This track is the epitome of bitter-sweet. All elements work together so well and the strings are amazing.
3. India Arie -Strength, Courage & Wisdom
The combination of the positive lyrical content, fat drums, and soulful acoustic vibe, makes this song an all-time favorite.
4. Massive Attack – Protection
The choice & balance of instruments, samples and vocals are perfect. Just one of many great tracks from this band.
5. Zero 7 – Destiny
This track is so beautiful. The harmonies in the chorus are inspired & the rollout is spectacular.
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