Sonia A Night That's Never Ending

FRESH: ‘A Night That’s Never-Ending’ – Sonia

Sonia returns with “A Night That’s Never-Ending”!

by Christopher Smith

It’s hard to believe that it is thirty years since an amazingly bubbly young lady with a huge voice took her debut single “You’ll Never Stop Me Loving You” all the way to Number 1 in the UK singles chart. This was just the start of a career that kept having hit after hit including “Better The Devil You Know” that nearly won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993. You know that you have ‘made it’ when French & Saunders actually parody you in a sketch, and you end up as Lily Savage’s daughter on TV! In recent years Sonia has been busy appearing all over the UK at 80’s retro festivals and headlining sold out shows in London, where she treated fans to tracks she had never sung live before.

Energise was to release a single ten years ago called “Fool For Love”, and last year two mythical unreleased songs went to the top of the iTunes Charts. This brand new single was co written by Gordon Pogoda, who has written for Steps and was offered to Sonia by Energise and she immediately said yes to recording it, and the vocals were produced by the veteran producer Pete Ware, with the main production by the amazing Matt Pop. It’s a great uplifting piece of pop music, with a powerhouse vocal and very reminiscent of the hits Sonia is well known for.

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Written by Christopher Smith

So perhaps you’ve read an article or two that I’ve written and wondered “just who is this character?”! Well I thought maybe it would be time to introduce myself and what I’m all about. Well it’s all about the music! Having been born in the late 1970’s I was heavily influenced by my parent’s love of ‘popular’ music and rock and roll of the 1950’s and 60’s. My Mother always said she should of married Elvis and my father was, and is still, in love with Sandie Shaw! But while my Dad’s tastes stopped in about 1967, my Mum carried on loving music throughout the 70’s, 80’s and beyond. My first memory was playing on the floor whilst my Mother was ironing one day with the radio on, and hearing ABBA’s “Super Trouper” dancing my nappy off to it! Maybe that’s where it all went wrong…?! Having been subjected to all and sundry in my infant years, I finally found my feet in the mid-1980’s and began ‘partying’ to the likes of Culture Club, Stevie Wonder(!), Elkie Brooks and Bananarama to name but a few! The year 1987 would have a profound effect on my listening tastes and from thereon in my life would be dominated with buying and listening to music. Any number of outstanding songs were released and listened to that year, most notably “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”, “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” and “La Isla Bonita”. That Summer my mind was completely taken over with music and sounds I’d never heard before and I was totally taken in by it all. My father would say “whaaar rubbish you got on naaaaao?” (I’m from Norfolk!) but I was hooked. And it continued so for the rest of the decade and the next. At the beginning of 1988 I ‘met’ my true love and the singer I’ve worshipped more than any other artist or group. You may know of her. She’s from Australia…! Aside from pop music, my tastes are many and varied and continues to grow and expand as I ‘mature’ in age. I’ve always been heavily interested in films and in particular the mechanics of film making and of course film music, so scores and subsequently orchestral music takes up a lot of my tastes and collection. 90’s dance and club tunes also takes up much of the space in my head and I’m surprised my brain has stopped shaking from the years of abuse it took being dragged to nightclubs, often three times a week in my 20’s! I find with each year that passes I regress back to my youth and of course the 1980’s. 80’s music dominates and the lust to see as many 80’s acts and singers play live now is insatiable. I’m still getting into the groove as much as every breath I take, but I’m never gonna give up listening to my heart and pumping up the volume, simply because I LOVE MUSIC…any kind of music!
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