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LISTEN: Lulu James - Step By Step
Laurie Tuffrey , June 24th, 2013 07:41

Follow up to Closer out in August

Ascendant South Shields dance-pop singer Lulu James last week announced on Radio 1 that she's got a new single on the way - 'Step By Step' will be out via RCA on August 11, and you can listen to it below:

It's another ace cut, following on from her previous single 'Closer': the pristine synths and four-on-the-floor beat underneath a soaring vocal line that echoes Donna Summer is a good start, before the terse, nervy stop-start drums give way to a chorus that's nothing short of outright club banger.

James has got a busy summer of festival appearances, with a couple of hometown shows in early August to boot - have a look at the dates below:

Thu 4 - House Festival, Richmond
Sat 6 - Lawn Fest, Sevenoaks
Fri 12 - Nass Fest, Shepton Mallet
Sat 13 - Lee Fest, Warlingham
Fri 19 - Love Box, London
Sat 20 - Tramlines, Sheffield

Sun 4 - Bernacia, South Shields
Thu 8 - XOYO, London
Fri 9 - O2 Academy, Newcastle
Fri 16 - Beacons Festival, Skipton
Sat 31 - Electric Picnic Festival, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Ireland

Sat 7 - Bestival, Isle of Wight
Fri 13 - Unknown, Croatia

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