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First Listen: Joyce Sims returns with a “Love” classic
(July 13, 2022) Joyce Sims first captivated audiences in the mid-1980s with a string of self-penned songs which deftly blended soulful melodies with a dance-savvy structure. Fortified with the production prowess of hip-hop guru Mantronik, gems such as “Come into My Life,” “Lifetime Love,” and “All and All” became staples of both R&B radio and nightclubs stateside, while also garnering the singer-songwriter a large following throughout Europe. Sims dipped her own hands into the production pot early on, crafting a successful rendition of Barbara Acklin’s “Love Makes a Woman” on her first album and working behind the boards on a number of tracks from more recent CD’s like Love Song and A New Beginning. Now, she’s in the producer’s booth again, along with collaborator Frank Blythe, for a new take on one of her favorite R&B classics, Bobby Caldwell’s “What You Won’t Do for Love.” Coasting along an easy-riding, slightly tropical groove, Sims adapts her soothingly stylish pipes to Caldwell’s signature tune with a fitting flow. The arrangement retains the jazzy essence of the original, albeit in a more understated fashion. The first taste of her upcoming fifth album, Change, “What You Won’t Do for Love” is one of two covers which she recently recorded—the other being a fresh take on “It Wasn’t Easy,” an album track from 1987 which has become a fan favorite. Sims says, “The past two years have been pretty challenging for me, but my love for music has kept my creative juices flowing. The lyrics of ‘What You Won’t Do for Love’ are so powerful and real.” Take a First Listen to her interpretation of the tune below! by Justin Kantor
By Justin Cantor
MY 1st Listen Verdict... ( the short version... like 3 beats in...)
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Singer and, Songwriter Joyce Sims had her first hit single in 1987 with “(You are my) All and All”. She topped the R&B and Dance charts in the U. S., and the pop charts internationally.

In the UK Joyce debut album “Come Into My Life” was certified gold. In the U.S. the album charted Billboard R&B top 10.

Joyce Sims music has been recorded and sampled by such diverse musical icons as jazz vocalist Randy Crawford, sampled by R&B singer Angie Stone, rapper Snoop Dogg, and featured in the film “Species.”

“Come Into My Life”, and “All and All” have become club classics, and can still frequently be heard playing in the clubs and on mainstream radio.

Joyce, continually touring and recording returned to the charts in 2006 with the single “What The World Needs Now Is Love”, the lead single from her CD “A New Beginning”.

The single debut at #19 and climbed into the top 10 on the Billboard Club play chart. A gifted singer and songwriter Joyce, a trained pianist, writes all her songs.

Joyce says she loves writing at the piano. “Joyce always had a little “Edge” to her work, and a unique tonal progression, which became her signature sound.” (About.com)

Joyce Sims performances has taken her all over the world including Germany, United Kingdom, Netherlands and Switzerland.

With a strong presence in the U.S., and Overseas, “I’m excited about my music and what the future has to bring.” Joyce said.

In May 2012, Joyce released the EP “Running Back To You/Back In Love”, in the UK. The EP was well received at club and radio and peaked at #18 on the UK Upfront Top 40.

Joyce is currently promoting her latest single “All I Want Is You” . The single went straight to the top of the Kings Of Spins DJ charts.

Lewis Dene, USA East Coast manager said: ”There’s something about “All I Want Is You” that I find totally refreshing, original and really addictive! Yes it’s not a typical “daytime” record of the clichéd hands-in–the–air EDM variety, but so what.

There’s only so many cookie cutter type records a DJ can play in one hour and sometimes they want something with a little more depth, warmth and longevity.”

Joyce’s latest album “Love Song”, was officially released August 31, 2015.

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