'Stoned' and Soulful: Lewis Taylor

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  • "Stoned, Pt. 1"
  • "Shame Frankenstein, Shame"
  • "Throw Me a Line"

The British multi-instrumentalist Lewis Taylor is putting his own, very personal mark on neo-soul. Taylor plays all the instruments on Stoned, his first U.S. release, in addition to producing the record himself.

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In 1996, Taylor was signed to Island Records on the strength of a demo tape. But after two records were welcomed more by critics than by consumers, he left the label to expand his version of soul through his own solo projects.

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