Raleigh Ritchie

raleigh600In 2013, Raleigh Ritchie, real name Jacob Anderson, signed to Columbia Records and released a free three-track EP, The Middle Child, under the stage name Raleigh Ritchie. A second EP, Black and Blue, followed in 2014, with a full-length album due later in the year. Anderson’s musical influences include Erykah Badu, David Bowie, Jill Scott, The Smiths, and Stevie Wonder. In March 2014, his track “Stronger Than Ever” from Black and Blue was remixed by UK garage producer M. J. Cole and released as a standalone single.”Stronger Than Ever” has been used in television adverts promoting the launch of ITV Encore, and peaked at number 30 on the UK Singles Chart. Raleigh has just released his single “The Greatest” via Columbia Records.He supported George Ezra on his Spring 2015 UK tour, and is set to support Kwabs at Somerset House in July 2015.