Maverick, now there’s an overused word. Restless Finley Quaye fits the bill perfectly with a multifaceted, multi ethnic catalogue of music that somehow mashes pure pop to the underground. He scored a solo record deal with Polydor Records 1994. He began working with Epic/Sony in 1996 and in 1997 he reached the UK Top 20 twice with "Sunday Shining", and "Even After All". ‘Sunday Shining’ was classic Finley with its bizarre cross section of influences of Tenor Saw, the Breeders and the Zombies mashed together. His debut album Maverick A Strike is a masterpiece capturing the sunshine vibe of primetime Marley but placing it firmly in the concrete of mid nineties bohemian Britain and making it pure pop. Finley’s following two albums are even more musically satisfying and challenging and were released on Epic, Vanguard (2000) and Much More Than Much Love (2004). Quaye is readying several albums. The ‘Pound for Pound' EP was released Digitally, during the summer of 2009 following ‘The Best Of The Epic Years’ that was released on Sony/BMG (2009). ‘Pound for Pound’ the album and ‘Sound for sound’ (the dub version of the album) will be released digitally late 2009. 'Straight From Country' a country album, ‘Hot Rushes’ an R&B Album and 'Pinnacle’ the Roots album are each and individually prepared for release in 2010. An ep will be released six months prior to each album release. He is currently living between London, Miami & Los Angeles.
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