NEWS
October 1, 2006
Secret Garden OUT NOW!

The moment you have all been waiting for has arrived!
Monday 30th October saw the release of the highly anticpated third album from UK soul starlet Natalie Williams. With fabulous tracks such as 'This Girl' and 'The Way We Like It', this album is truly a musical delight.
Secret Garden can be purchased at HMV, 7digital and at www.nataliewilliams.net.
You can catch Natalie performing in November at Ronnie Scotts and supporting Ty on his UK tour where you can also pick up signed copies of the new album.
So, what are you waiting for? Don't get left behind, buy a copy of 'Secret Garden' today!


This Girl release date set

Monday 20 November 2006 will mark the release of "This Girl" from Natalie Williams' Secret Garden album (which is out now ). With production credits from previous Mercury Prize nominee Drew Horley this summer track and its video (set for broadcast from the beginning of August) will provide a redefining moment for Natalie's sound and will certainly put smiles on the faces of both loyal fans to date and new fans.


Click here to watch This Girl video in Flash.

Click here to watch This Girl video in Media Player.


The Way We Like It

Natalie Williams returns with the floor busting single "The Way We Like It" featuring Hip Hop stalwart Ty and the inimitable songstress Eska. This is the outstanding new single from the highly anticipated, breathtaking album ‘Secret Garden’. Currently acquiring solid support from Trevor Nelson (Radio 1), Gilles Peterson (Radio 1), Simon ‘Skoolboy’ Phillips (Capital FM & Beneath the Surface), Wayne C Mc Donald (Galaxy) and Excaliber (BBC Radio 6 music) who describes the track as “incredible - slick production & wicked vocals!”).

The download single is out now and can be purchased by clicking here!

The vinyl 12 inch single will be out on 12 June 2006.

"The Way We Like It" is taken from Natalie's "Secret Garden" album which will be released on Monday 30 October 2006.

Choong Fam Platinum Edition

Talk about bringing heat! The boys are back with a hot new double A sided single "Monologue/Injury Time" (release date 05 June 2006), 2 new videos (1 for each of these hit tracks) and are about to release what is set to be one of the hottest DVD packages out there in the form of the the "Higher Elevation Platinum Edition" DVD/CD bundle.

The Platinum Edition DVD is bursting with 3 hours of footage including a 1 hour documentary on the award winning group, radio interviews, live performances and behind the scenes interviews and tour footage. With shout outs from the likes of Common, Dela Soul, Floetry, Mike Skinner and the cream of the urban industry, radio interviews with DJ royalty such as Tim Westwood, Richard Blackwood and The Firing Squad, exclusive behind the scenes footage at events and an excellent photo gallery this is a must have DVD for any music afficionado. This DVD/CD bundle also contains the award-winning Higher Elevation album with 18 of the hottest street cuts such as Fall Back, Memory Lane, Injury Time and Monologue For The Thoughts.

"Higher Elevation Platinum Edition" will be released 03 July 2006.

Stay ahead of the crowd and pre-order the "Platinum Edition" DVD/CD bundle by clicking here!

Subscribe to the heavyweight Choong Fam Podcast series from www.choongfam.com/podcast/podcast1.xml or listen to the first show now at www.choongfam.com/podcast/albumsampler1.mp3

For more info on Choong Family check out: http://www.choongfam.com

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NATALIE WILLIAMS AND HER LIVE BAND PRESENTS SOUL FAMILY

Here's a little reminder that SOUL FAMILY has now changed to the 1st Thursday of the month. So far Soul Family has had a great response and it seemed only right to move it to a better night of the week, so we can stay out even longer and party harder!!!!

This month featured the usual house band along with some fantastic singers jamming with the band (Nate James, Vula, Tawiah, Oggie and many more...) and the night would not have been complete without DJs Barry King and Alex Phountzi (Bugz in the Attic).

DOORS OPEN: 8.30pm

SHOW STARTS: 9.30pm

ADDRESS: TOO2MUCH, 11-12 WALKERS COURT, SOHO
(off Brewer Street/corner of Wardour Street) W1

PRICE: £8 on the door (email [email protected] names for £5 quid advanced list)

The Party goes on till 3.30am, so musos after gigs are welcome to come later!!!

Support live music in London!!!

Please email [email protected] for guest list and more information

www.nataliewilliams.net

Hear Natalie's latest album and download it at karmadownload.com. Listen out for news of the official summer release - coming soon...

DOES YOUR BUSINESS NEED A BOOST?

If you're interested in free business support and workshops taking place in north, south and east London email [email protected]
Soul Family rocks Ronnie Scotts!
26 January 2007
Sunday January 21st 2007 saw Natalie Williams' Soul Family perform to a jam-packed Ronnie Scott's. Surprise guests on the night included contemporary UK Soul and Jazz talents Nate James and Jamie Cullum. This night of lively and vibrant soul is for real music lovers and takes place every third Sunday of the month. The next gig will be on Sunday March 18th 2007. Doors open 6.30pm, show starts at 8.30pm. For further information and the advance £10 guestlist email: [email protected] or call or text 07801 313 225.
Soul Family broadcast on Diggz Galaxy Network
29 November 2006
Natalie Williams 'Soul Family Sundays' will be Broadcast on ‘Born n Bred’ with Diggz Wed 27th Dec 2006 11pm-1am across the Galaxy Network on FM, DAB, SKY & online at www.galaxyfm.co.uk

£10 guestlist and £15 on the door.

For Guestlist and corporate bookings email [email protected]
Soul Family at Ronnie Scotts on 17th December 2006
29 November 2006
Soul Family is now in its 3rd successful year and has recently been featured in the Observer review. This exceptional live monthly music showcase features some of the best soul, jazz and R&B; artists & musicians in London. Hosted by Natalie Williams and her full 10 piece band, the night boasts special guest’s appearances from some of the most talented and established performers.

The night has seen some outstanding performances from guests including Andrew Roachford, Nate James, Amy Winehouse, Vula & Charlene Hector (Basement Jaxx), Bev Tawiah, Michelle Escoffrey, Eska Mtungwazi, Noel McKoy, Shlomo, Tyler James Lyric L, Soul ID, Lee Henry, L Marie, Carmen Reece & Brotherly to name a few.

The live band is made up of some of the most highly acclaimed musicians on the circuit. Musicians that tour and play for great artists and bands such as Zero 7, Amy Winehouse, Roachford, Meshell N?Degocello & Terri Walker.

Ronnie Scotts
Soul Family Sundays are proud to announce that Soul Family will now take place in the prestigious venue Ronnie Scott's. Established in 1959 and still is one of the most famous Jazz clubs in the UK and is respected and known around the world. For more information on Ronnie Scotts please check out the website at the link below.

Sunday 17th December 2006 @Ronnie Scotts, 47 Frith Street, London, W1D 4HT, Doors open at 6.30pm, show starts at 8.30pm

£10 advance guest list and £15 on the door for advance guest list please email [email protected]
Secret Garden gets 5 out of 5!
02 October 2006
Our PR team were grining from ear to ear today as this glowing 5/5 review for Natalie Williams' Secret Garden album was received today from Blues & Soul for the magazine's October edition. Part of the review read "The album’s title track introduces the listener to a side of soul we’ve not witnessed since Alicia Keys jumped head first in to this incredibly addictive genre of music."

To read more go to our media room .

Blues & Soul October edition is out on 23 October 2006.
This Girl on Galaxy Birmingham playlist
01 October 2006
This Girl has now been put on the Galaxy Birmingham Evening D playlist marking the beginnings of a hopefully brilliant single release. This arrives on the back of playlist additions on Choice FM (C list), BBC Humberside (A list), Telford FM (C list) and Lochbroom FM (B list) amongst various spot plays and radio chart positions around the country. Great news for Natalie as this shows the universal appeal of the single!