Lisa Stansfield is touring with her seventh album, cleverly titled “Seven”, and stops off in Mondorf for a den Atelier promoted show at the Casino.
Cool and charming Rochdale songstress Lisa Stansfield first came to attention on Coldcut’s ‘People Hold On’ in 1989. She followed that with mainstream hits ‘All Around The World’ and ‘This Is The Right Time’.
Refusing to join 80s nostalgia tours with the likes of Rick Astley, she now has a new album Seven, which once again reveals her stunningly soulful voice. As Caroline Sullivan puts it in The Guardian, “her authoritative soulfulness is persuasive indeed.”
Her live show features a band that Dave Simpson, also in The Guardian (so we know what sort of audience Stansfield attracts), describes as providing a “smattering of 70s disco licks”.
As for Stansfield herself, Simpson delights in the fact that “the Rochdale superstar has no truck with artistic pretension” as he hears her describe a song about a woman who, in Stansfield’s northern directness, “fell in love with the wrong person. So… she just kills ‘er ‘usband!”
Expect a show that is “predominantly 90s-sounding, Saturday-night soundtrack” but that will make you get up and dance to the likes of ‘Can’t Dance’ from the new album and ‘People Hold On’ and a rousing finale sing along to former d:qliq Blind Test favourite ‘All Around The World’.
Casino 2000, rue Th. Flammang, Mondorf-les-Bains