Lady Sovereign returns with ‘Jigsaw’, the follow-up to her successful debut album 'Public Warning' released in late 2006.
Over the course of that release Sov won the respect of Jay-Z and America's urban doyenne, her album selling over 300,000 copies worldwide. Lead single on the debut 'Love Me Or Hate Me' is the only ever #1 on MTV America’s video countdown chart by a British artist, and clocked up over 750,000 sales in the US alone. She headlined Times Square on News Years Eve 2007 and then played to over a million people as support on the Gwen Stefani tour.
On paper it looked like the perfect ascent to success but ultimately she wasn't happy, it wasn’t fun any more. Sov realised that the things that really mattered to her, namely her control, was slipping away from her and after a period of reflection she decided to walk away from it all and take an independent route.
Following a self imposed break and a false start in New York with some big name producers that didn’t work out, Sov turned to her true partner in crime, her original producer, Medasyn. The London based music maker who had always been on Sov's musical wavelength ended up producing the whole album. The result, ‘Jigsaw’, sees Sov’s music palette expanding to include flavours of Britrock, electro, dance-floor friendly hip hop and even her own singing voice, all contributing to a pop-friendly yet genre-defying LP.
‘Jigsaw’ features ten tracks recorded in London, including the radio friendly and super catchy 1st single 'So Human' with hook inspired by The Cure’s “Close To Me”.
- Let's Be Mates
- So Human
- Bang Bang
- I Got You Dancing
- Student Union
- Food Play
- I Got the Goods