Labrinth - Let It Be
25 year-old Labrinth was the writer and producer of Tinie Tempah’s Number 1 single ‘Pass Out’ which won an Ivor Novello Award, although it was his duet with Emeli Sande on ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’ that raised his profile. Born Timothy McKenzie in Hackney, East London and began singing in his local church. By the time Labrinth was 13 he was writing his own songs and at 15 he was playing guitar and keyboards. Labrinth was the first non-TV talent show singer to be signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco. As part of the deal, Simon Cowell gave him his own record label to discover new talent. After 6 Top 10 hits, this is the Labrinth’s debut hit from his 2015 album ‘Take Me To The Truth’. Labrinth says ‘Let It Be’ was influenced by the music of Electric Light Orchestra and James Brown.