Joss Stone has been obsessed with music since childhood. It was her first love and it was soul music, which sparked her passion for singing and composing. In the age of thirteen to prozpívala way into the music industry with songs of soul legend Aretha Franklin and Gladys Knight, fifteen signed with S-Curve Records and in sixteen the first album of soul Sessions.
The Soul Sessions fired it into the charts around the world and the good old songs that almost fallen into oblivion, thanks to her new found old-new audience. The famous tunes like Super Duper Love transferred Stone on the musical map and Dirty Man with vocals reminiscent of classic and gave everything to forget her early age, aroused new interest in singers with great voices.
Stone’s second album from 2004 titled Mind Body & Soul followed the commercial success of The Soul Sessions and great critical reception of the plate has earned Stone three Grammy nominations, including one for Best New Artist. It has also brought into the UK Top 10’s song You Had Me and that same year received two awards Brit Awards.
In 2007, Stone released their third album, which was created with the help of several famous artists such as Lauryn Hill, Raphael Saadiq and rapper Common. Introducing Joss Stone presented it as an ideal singer for America when the album climbed to second place in the American Billboard charts and became the top-ranked British debut solo artist in Billboard magazine charts.
With 11 million albums sold, after many concert experience and cooperation with people like Jeff Beck, Nitin Sawhney, Mavis Staples, Yolanda Adams and Patty Labelle issued Joss 2009 album Colour Me Free!, Which was recorded during a few weeks in the club’s mum Devon, which was the last album released by big companies.
The LP1 of 2011, Stone presents a new, mature artist. The board is based on its new brand Stone’d Records. With renewed energy, invited the Dave Stewart and week jammed together in a Nashville recording studio Martina McBrides. The result is a critically well received album, which many consider to be the best. At that time, Joss addition to their solo work closely with several celebrities music scene (Mick Jagger, Damian Marley, AR Rahman and Dave Stewart) in the band SuperHeavy, which in 2011 also released album of the same name.
10 years since the release of their great studio sessions with Joss decided to close the circle and give The Soul Sessions Volume 2, which partly filmed in the Czech Republic with the assistance Symphony Orchestra and the Czech Philharmonic. The goal was the same. Find great soul classics, which is kind of been forgotten. Team but was otherwise quite similar to that of the past. Steve Greenberg and S Curve again were in place, and as a sound engineer startled old collaborator Steve Stone Greenwell. Only one thing has changed a bit – Joss Stone’s voice has matured like wine.
During his short life, Joss has worked, among others, as well as legends like James Brown, Gladys Knight, Solomon Burke, Blondie, Smokey Robinson and Melissa Etheridge. Contributed on the boards of Jeff Beck and Ringo Starr, appeared before the Super Bowl, the Grammy – and one also took home a Grammy! In his twenty-six years that has seen so much of what many miss the entire life. A really enjoyed it. Joss is the heart of a rebel who performs barefoot or stained hair different colors, always says what he thinks and follows his instincts.