Raleigh Ritchie x The Internet - 'Black & Blue Point Two' [FreEP] | Stream/Download

After impressing us to no end with his recent EP releases The Middle Child and Black & Blue, rising British R&B talent Raleigh Ritchie gives the project a major upgrade as he joins forces with the always impressive The Internet to deliver Black & Blue Point Two.

The hotly tipped singer-songwriter joins forces with Syd “The Kyd” and Matt Martians who work their forward-aimed soul magic on a selection of tracks from Raleigh’s first two EPs, creating a beautiful musical gift.

And in addition to the remixed tracks, Ritchie also delivers a brand new track called "The Chased Stay" to top off the already healthy delivery.

Listen and download below....

Track listing:
The Chased Stay
Inside (The Internet Remix)
Stronger Than Ever (The Internet Remix)
Overdose (The Internet Remix)
Free Fall (The Internet Remix)

02 May | Liverpool Sound City
03 May | Live at Leeds, Leeds
08 May | The Great Escape, Brighton
04 Jul | Wireless, Birmingham
06 Jul | Wireless, London
10 Aug | Boardmasters, Cornwall


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"I pause take a step back, record all the setbacks and fast forward towards the stars on a jetpack"

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