Set design for “Queen of Soul” for a new £ 18 million venue in Sunderland


UK Queen of Soul Mica Paris will travel to Sunderland tomorrow for a special performance at the city’s new £ 18 million location, The Fire Station.

The soul icon will perform tomorrow evening in the soon-to-be-opened location in the city center of Sunderland for an “unforgettable night” with powerful soul and gospel classics from her latest album.

As part of the show, the acclaimed singer will also perform some of her hit singles from her illustrious 30-year career, including chart-topping “My One Temptation”, “I Should’ve Known Better” and “Breathe Life into Me”. ‘.

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After singing gospel music with her grandparents every weekend at their South London Church in Lewisham, she paved the way for appearances with the Spirit of Watts gospel choir and 80s pop band Hollywood Beyond.

In 1988, when she was only 19, she released her platinum-winning debut album “So Good” on Island Records before rising to international fame.

Since the huge success of her debut, the singer has embarked on an incredible career, releasing eight best-selling records, performing in the West End, published a book, and collaborated with some of the biggest names in pop and soul including Prince, Anita Baker, Natalie Cole and Boy george.

Mica Paris is going to the Sunderland fire station tomorrow night.

In December 2020 she released her first album in over a decade, “Gospel”. Topping the UK R&B album charts, Gospel has received widespread recognition from critics and fans for its powerful vocals and eclectic selection of songs.

Mica Paris is part of the venue’s inaugural program, Firestarters, which runs from December this year through June 2022.

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