"Sheer talent, sheer soul and fun, fun, fun. If music can smile, this is broadly grinning for a dozen lovely songs... Solid production, and all the better for having the timeless jewel in the crown of Scotland’s musical heritage, Mr Diamond, shining bright..." - Blues and Soul
"it is good, bloody good... a "real", live, authentic sound... soulies will find lots to like" - SoulandJazzandFunk.com
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Check out the 'Morning Glory Studio Sessions' video below...
'Morning Glory' single ...
Written by Mac Gayden and originally recorded by James & Bobby Purify, 'Morning Glory' is an instantly familiar-sounding feel-good track guaranteed to put everyone in a great mood! So draw back the curtains, let the sunshine in (hopefully) and turn up the volume!
Jim Diamond: Great Scott! - Blues & Soul Interview Feature
Pete Lewis speaks to Scottish singer/songwriter Jim Diamond, whose new classic-soul covers album "City of Soul" aims to raise money for Sir Tom Hunter’s children’s charity Cash For Kids... Click HERE
Jim gives his personal account of 'City of Soul' HERE
Tommy Cunningham's personal take on 'City of Soul' and the events which inspired and led to its creation HERE
Greg Kane talks about 'City of Soul', giving an insight into recording the album HERE