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5 UK Gospel AfroPop Songs to Soundtrack Your Day

‘Summertime and the livin’ is easy…’ Today is a perfect UK summer’s day: the maximum temperature is a cinderella-optimum, entirely agreeable 15 degrees: not too hot and not too cold. So here are a few AfroPop tunes to turn up the heat just a little more and soundtrack a hopefully already perfect day. Sarah Teibo – Blessed This G Kid-produced track almost certainly needs no … Continue reading 5 UK Gospel AfroPop Songs to Soundtrack Your Day

New Releases – January 2018

We’re only two days in but new music news is already coming… Andrew Bello Afrobeat fans can look forward to the new Andrew Bello song ‘Elijah’s Prayer’. Production comes from Shabach so you know things will be good on the beat front. Andrew Bello has one of the most consistent release schedules in UKGospel music – his last song came out in November 2017 which … Continue reading New Releases – January 2018

Vinejuice needs you this Christmas!

Vinejuice needs you this Christmas! You’re invited to join them for a 24hr non-stop #CAROLATHON broadcasting live from Vinejuice Radio and on social media. The initiative has been launched to raise money for vulnerable women and children escaping domestic violence, abuse, and prostitution. On Friday 22nd December from 12 noon, Vinejuice will be streaming 24 hours of carol singing, challenges, and fun. Their target is to … Continue reading Vinejuice needs you this Christmas!

Top UK Gospel Sunshine Tunes to Warm Your Winter (Part 1)

So: it’s that time of the year again…

3-4 layers of insulated clothing is the norm (my default is 4).  The dark days are longer, and my wearing a hoodie to bed isn’t a strange sight to my family.

The warm orange glow around the country (not to mention the heady, feel-good summer vibe of the Olympics) is a distant, taunting memory as we go about cold life in winter-grey UK.


2011 had already threatened what has now become known as the ‘Afrobeats’ movement, but 2012 was when the music actually broke into the mainstream.  Inevitably, a lot of that is represented here.

For one last time before 2012 is over, break out your (real or imagined) sunglasses, winter barbecue, ice cream and sunscreen and enjoy some of the best UK Gospel Tropical tunes to bring the heat back into your life…

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The Essential UK Gospel Tracklist – April 2011

The Essential UK Gospel Tracklist – April 2011

2011: April. The good music keeps coming.

Last updated: 21st April 2011

Month four already, and if the response to this new series of ‘Essential UK Gospel’ blog posts is anything to go by, then it looks like we’re all on to a good thing.

If you missed the first one, here’s March 2011’s Essential UK Gospel Tracklist’.

Meantime, let’s get straight into it.  As usual, I’ll be updating this throughout April, and the tracks are presented in no particular order.  Continue reading “The Essential UK Gospel Tracklist – April 2011”