Press

PAUL J WOLFE
MUSIC INTERVIEW MAGAZINE®
‘Laughing With The Raindrops’

[...]Contemporary, soothing and occasionally fusion-like, with a samba jazz-bossa nova vibe, are some of the ways to describe Laughing With The Raindrops. The group’s sound involves “Real instruments, real players” and is “one-hundred percent original.” [...]

GHOSTLY BEARD
MUSIC TALKS XYZ.com
The Beards Corner: ‘Laughing With The Raindrops -Any Joke

[...]an easy-going groove which is really Virginie’s trademark style, tight and loose at the same time, and now we’re introduced to the tenor sax from Derek Nash and tasty guitar lines from Virginie herself[...]

LAKISHA D SKINNER
KLEF NOTES
‘Laughing With The Raindrops’

[...]Every song on this CD takes you on a world journey with the band, but the seven songs highlighted in this review thoroughly forces the listener’s focus to the full canvas of art called JAZZ. [...]These cats have been making some smoking music together for quite a few years from the streets of London onto other parts of the globe.  Their diverse charisma, Caribbean fused rhythms, and serious harmonies make this CD unforgettable, and their close-knit camaraderie shows in their final product.

NADEGE ALEZINE
BE A LONDONER
Laughing With The Raindrops

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[...] "Elle qui définit son univers musical comme un « quiet storm », avoue qu’il y a de bien nombreux musiciens qui ont influencé sa musique, de Stevie Wonder, à Steely Dan, en passant par des artistes français, comme Claude Nougaro"[...]

BOB LEVOY
OASIS ENTERTAINMENT
‘Laughing With The Raindrops Self-Titled Album’

[...]I am very impressed on how well this album was written, performed, recorded and produced. If you are a jazz fan, or looking for something to listen to relax, this is definitely the perfect album for you. 

MEGASTAR GONGLE
WARNING: The tone is humorous.
Band collage

"Virginie who lives in Londinium originates from Paris so to make her feel at home I interviewed her wearing a beret with a string of onions round my neck. She also pointed out that I smell of garlic and Gauloises – well I aim to please:-)"

ON ROTATION
Many thanks to the Radio stations below for having Laughing With The Raindrops on rotation.

 

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RADIO FEATURES
Many thanks to the lovely DJs and Radio hosts for their interest and support. 

 

LAUGHING WITH THE RAINDROPS was 'Featured Album of the Month' in August 2017 on Steve Luff's Thursday night Show on Back Cat 107 FM for St Neots.
Hide Away  was featured with a special introduction on The After Eight Show on 21st September 2017, a fabulous Radio show and Podcast broadcast across the World and featuring substantial new music that is not on mainstream radio. 
 
 
The big Radio Interview was a Christmas 2016 feature on Andy Bungay's Show on Wandsworth Radio. Listen to the edited version here part one and part two:
The video at the bottom is an interview on Ally's Attic Show