28 Jun 2023

‘There was so much Black history that I didn’t know about’, says singer Corinne Bailey Rae

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

It’s over 17 years since singer Corinne Bailey Rae shot to prominence with her number one debut album.

Her latest offering, Black Rainbows, is much much more than just a collection of tracks.

Accompanied by a book, lectures, exhibitions, and performances, it’s a body of work inspired by a powerful encounter with an archive of black art curated by US artist Theaster Gates.

We spoke to Corinne Bailey Rae and asked about Black Rainbows.