Tuesday 25th January 2022
£40.00 - £65.00
In 2021 Mica teamed up with Guy Chambers, Jamie Cullum, James Bay and Tom Fletcher as part of Gary Barlow’s supergroup for the TV project ‘I’m With The Band’, the pilot transmission for which included Mica’s stunning solo performance on “Somebody Else’s Guy”. Whilst completing a summer tour of dates across the country including gigs at Ronnie Scott’s; Fringe By The Sea; and Jazz Stroud, Mica also featured at the National Lottery’s Team GB Homecoming event at Wembley Arena performing a stunning version of Andra Day’s “Rise Up”.
Mica closes out 2021 with a feature on the Universal album ‘Motown With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: A Symphony Of Soul’ singing a duet with Jimmy Ruffin’s original vocal on “What Becomes of The Broken Hearted” and more live gigs at the Jazz Café as well as regional dates across the country. She begins 2022 with a new album!
Mica was recently honoured in the Queen’s birthday honours list with a MBE and signed a new 3 record album deal with Warner Music. She recentlyly fulfilled a dream of being part of the Eastenders cast.
MICA PARIS is one of the UK’s finest and most respected singers with a long career of hit singles and albums marking her out as the undisputed British Queen of Soul. She is also a well-known public figure on stage and screen through her frequent appearances on TV and radio as a popular presenter, and through her acting on both stage and screen.
Mica grew up singing in her grandparents' church, and by her mid-teens was making regular appearances with The Spirit Of Watts gospel choir, with whom she featured on the 1985 EP Gospel Joy. At the age of 18 “If” was signed to the 4th & Broadway label on Island Records and included her first Top 10 hit “My One Temptation” which peaked at #7 in the UK charts as well as a collaboration with jazz saxophonist Courtney Pine on “Like Dreamers Do” and “Breathe Life into Me”, both Top 30 UK hits. This was followed by a duet with US soul singer Will Downing on the classic Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway song “Where Is The Love” which broke the UK Top 20.
Mica recorded a two-track single featuring “Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye” and “Imagine My Frustration” in honour of Ella Fitzgerald with the Guy Barker Orchestra in 2017 followed by a series of sell out concerts later that year.
Mica is the official Ambassador for Centrepoint, Amy Winehouse Foundation and for The Willow Foundation.