Sugaray Rayford - The World That We Live In (LP)
Another Transistor Sound Release via Italian Soul/Funk label Blind Faith Records out of Italy. Sugaray is one of rhythm & blues music’s true hidden gems and he proves it on every track of this dynamite 10 song LP. Italian soul ambassador Luca Sapio made it his mission to bring Sugaray’s voice and music to the forefront, so he tracked him down to record his latest album, ‘The World That We Live In.’ It was recorded in Luca’s analogue studio in Italy, with tons of vintage gear, microphones and a killer house band. What they have so magically created is an album which sounds like an instant Rhythm & Blues classic. When Sugaray belts out a song, you not only hear it, you feel it down deep. The excitement in the room is palpable when he takes to the stage; his dynamic voice is large just like the man and stands comparison with all-time greats of soul, blues and old-school R&B such as Solomon Burke, Muddy Waters & James Carr.
“Sugaray Rayford, a singer by the power of Bobby Blue Bland and Solomon Burke, has found his graceland in another continent, across the pond and over the valley, in the European city of Rome” - WAXPOETICS