Experience the heart and soul of the iconic Aretha Franklin as Australia’s own ‘Soul Mama’ Angie Narayan sets to WOW audiences across Australia in 2019, with an unmissable and unique show combining storytelling, song and soul!
R • E • S • P • E • C • T is the ultimate tribute to the legendary Queen of Soul. You will laugh, cry and rejoice as Australia’s finest soul singer, Angie Narayan takes you on an intimate musical odyssey. Angie digs deep into her own deeply personal connection to Aretha as we journey through the artist’s life— love, tragedy, triumph. Those lucky enough to see Angie perform are raving about the singer’s inimitable channelling of Aretha, alongside her world-class 7-piece band, this is a show not to be missed!
Angie Narayan is undoubtedly the strongest soul voice that Australia has ever heard. It is easy to understand why Angie continues to captivate audiences, having built a following as worthy as her reputation in a short time. With vocals that are beyond compare, she has amazed audiences internationally, displaying a sophisticated sound wiser than her years. Angie Narayan is a powerhouse, and a prolific singer in her field. Since her time on Australian Idol, the soul, gospel and R ‘n’ B artist has been on a remarkable journey of growth. Audiences will remember Angie from her Australian Idol performances, where Ian ‘Dicko’ Dickinson accurately bestowed her the ‘Soul Mama’ title, and since has been on an extraordinary ride. Having worked with some of the country’s most respected musicians who also sing their praise for her, Angie has supported industry legends Renee Geyer, John Paul Young and Human Nature to name a few.
Crafted to be an intimate experience, R • E • S • P • E • C • T will connect audiences with Angie in a symbiosis of artist and audience, bringing them closer to Aretha than they have ever been. R • E • S • P • E • C • T is a body, mind and soul experience. Backing up the dynamic vocals and abundant energy of Angie are the slick sounds of her 7-piece band, and some of the finest vocal arrangements you will hope to hear. The journey begins with a bang in the 1960s, as Angie and the band take you back in time kicking off the evening where Aretha’s career all began. An immersive show experience, the band will blow audiences away with big energy, authentic outfits and truly entertaining repartee. Angie not only sings from the timeless Aretha songbook, she sings the praises of a woman who fought inequality and injustice in an era of discrimination and racism.
Embodying the spirit of this bold and phenomenal woman, R • E • S • P • E • C • T will leave you on a high; the show’s apex a soaring crescendo of Aretha’s most iconic sing-along hits - this is musical storytelling at its best!
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