As four life-long friends who went from forming their first band in an Essex school to playing countless working mens’ clubs and finally becoming The Milk, their story has been something of a dream come true. The band have sold out the Shephard’s Bush Empire and played the top tier of British festivals including Glastonbury, iTunes and V Fest, garnering much radio support from DJs as diverse as Zane Lowe to Huey Morgan along the way.

Soulful Roots

The Milk’s much anticipated sophomore album will be released by Wah Wah 45s in the summer of 2015. Whereas their first offering, Tales From The Thames Delta, produced by The Nextmen’s Brad Balloo, drew on myriad eclectic influences, their second long-player will see the band examine their soulful roots with honest, classic song-writing heavily influenced by 70’s Isley Brothers, Bill Withers and more.

To help achieve this, the boys have hooked up with sought after producer, and long time fan of The Milk, Paul Butler. Since his work on Michael Kiwanuka’s Mercury Music Prize nominated debut, the erstwhile front man for The Bees has been in huge demand, and it says something of Paul’s high regard for the band that he’s taken the project on. The band will be recording the album at Mr Butler’s Chale Abbey studio on the Isle of Wight over the Christmas period.

In the meantime, enjoy the hauntingly beautiful Deliver Me.


“Amy Winehouse as a dude, fronting a soul band. A frisky cocktail of subversive soul-pop” The Guardian (UK)

“That track is great!” Gilles Peterson, BBC 6Music (UK)

“Really like it! Really thoughtful and brilliant!” Lauren Laverne, BBC 6Music (UK)

“Beautiful little tune there !!! Feeling the mood & music a lot! ” DJ Simbad, Worldwide / Brownswood (UK)

“That track is amazing” Andrew Jervis, Bandcamp Weekly (USA)

“Smoking cool soft soul done in the kind of well heeled sophisticated vintage” Mark Barton (The Sunday Experience, UK)

“Really cool and unique, thanks!” Dean Sven Carlson (Play Network, UK)

“Amazing tune!! Can’t wait for the album to drop!!” Alan O (Multi Storey Soul radio show, Shoreditch Radio, London)

“What a fantastic tune !!!” Mark Milz (Further in Fusion, Germany)
“Loving The Milk, they remind me of a funky electric wire hustle. I can’t wait to see what they do on the new year. 4/5” Andy Sharp (No Pressure Sesh, UK)

“It’s just beautiful, really like it, soulful” Rino Spadavecchia (Heardis, Germany)

“This is an amazing release. Just incredible. Thank you. I will play it out extensively.” Electric Brother (Romania)

“Sweet” Allan Skov (Denmark)

“Brilliant!!” Georgios Paroglou (It’s just music! Greece)

“Re-arranged recording part of my show yesterday to slot this in. Really like it. Look forward to hearing more from them! Well done on the signing.” Kev Beadle (Dj, UK)

“Wow, that’s great!! On time for my next monthly chart!” BLACK MIGHTY WAX aka Cesare Cera (DJ / Radio Programmer, Gru Radio/ Radio Fujiko 103/ Radio Bologna Uno, Italy)

“Deliver Me” is a superb tune, very nice! Looking forward to summer 2015, when the album will drop on Wah Wah 45s.” Dr Best, Radio Z (Germany)

“First track on my radio show tomorrow. Love it!” Aly Gillani, First Word Records (UK)

“Beautiful track! Really looking forward to hearing the LP!!!” Simon Harrison, Basic Soul (UK)

“Nice!!” Robert Lochmann, Radio X (Germany)

  • Gilles Peterson, BBC 6Music (UK)
  • Lauren Laverne, BBC 6Music (UK)
  • Kev Beadle, Solar Radio (UK)
  • Mans Stromberg, Radio Helsinki (Finland)
  • Aly Gillani, NTS Radio (UK)
  • Alan O, Multi Storey Soul Radio show, Shoreditch Radio (UK)
  • Andy Sharp, No Pressure Sesh (UK)
  • Robert Locchman, Radio X (Germany)
  • Jason Pulaski, Innamissions, KUCI (UK)
  • Andrew Jervis, Bandcamp Weekly (US)
  • David Bassin, Free Fall, SFCR – KUSF In Exile (USA)
  • Anushka and Grum, The Selector, British Council (UK)
  • Radio Z, Dr Best (Germany)
  • A-List on Amazing Radio (UK)
  • Number 1 in The Amazing Chart, Amazing Radio (UK)