The Brand New Heavies Featuring Nicole Ausso - All About The Funk - Album Review
The Brand New Heavies
Featuring Nicole Ausso
All About The Funk
The Brand New Heavies are back with a new singer Nicole Ausso. They had huge success in the 90’s playing their style of funk music. The scene was good then with the Acid Jazz scene, bands such as Galliano, The Young Disciples and Omar keeping the funk alive.
Things have changed now with heavyweight soul acts like Gill Scott, Lucy Pearl and The Black Eyed Peas are setting the standard for
progressive funk and r’n’b. However ‘All About The Funk’ still has it’s place. The Brand New Heavies create funk music that is commercial and not too progressive however it provides a nice introduction into this sound that could appeal to a lot of people. Nicole Ausso does a good job and sounds sassy and sexy. They have modernised their sound slightly to fit in with the times and there are some punchy heavy guitar riffs to keep alive that Funkadelic and Ohio Players sound.
If you were a fan of The Brand New Heavies in the past you shouldn’t be disappointed with this album. They have still kept their charm and have made a pleasant and easy to digest album. Respect for keeping the funk alive.