Candi Staton: it took a couple of trips before the UK liked me

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Candi Staton: it took a couple of trips before the UK liked me
27th October 2014

Queen of disco Candi Staton spoke to Chris Lloyd over the weekend about 26th album ‘Life Happens’, her life touring the world and why it took a couple of times before the UK warmed to her. 

Best known for hits ‘Young Hearts Run Free’ and ‘You Got The Love’, Staton’s sound has influenced the likes of Florence and the Machine, Pixie Lott and Christina Aguilera. Staton, who writes her own lyrics, tells Lloyd about how proud she is to have passed on her influence to newer generations and why she is determined that her messages should last and her concerts give audiences something more than simply 'a good time'. 
 

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