The legendary, Grammy-nominated Kathy Sledge combines with exciting house duo Operation Funk to deliver a much-needed burst of sunshine with ‘Could It Be You?’, released on Point Blank Recordings.
The uplifting ‘Could It Be You?’ showcases Kathy Sledge’s unforgettable silky-smooth vocal, alongside dreamy synths and jazzy flutes, topped off with Operation Funk’s classy fusion of soul, funk and vintage house to create a sumptuous, feel-good single as we dream of brighter days. Kathy Sledge said: “Working with Operation Funk was truly organic. We all met the very same day we wrote this brilliant song. Effortless and magical. I love it!”
Kathy Sledge was the lead singer and a founding member of the iconic Sister Sledge, formed in 1971 with three of her sisters. The siblings achieved international success at the height of the disco era with seminal hits ‘We Are Family’ (Grammy Award nominated for Best R&B Performance), ‘He’s The Greatest Dancer’, ‘Lost In Music’, ‘My Guy’, and ‘Thinking Of You’. Kathy Sledge embarked on a solo career in 1989 and had several hits including ‘Take Me Back To Love Again’ which hit No.1 in 1992. Kathy Sledge has collaborated with electronic artists including Robert Miles, Adam Barta, and Aristofreeks.
Operation Funk is a project dedicated to bringing a unique and new school take on old-school house and soul from the late 80s and 90s. Working in collaboration with influential artists and vocalists. Operation Funk’s mission is to blend that essence of the legendary era with the sound of tomorrow, creating records for all to enjoy.‘Coud It Be You?’ is released on Point Blank Recordings, the record label for world renowned music school Point Blank Music School, established in 1994 and voted the world’s ‘Best Music Production School‘ by readers of DJ Mag and awarded 86.5% for excellent teaching in the 2021 National Student Survey.
Many Point Blank graduates have gone on to enjoy successful careers in music, including Claude VonStroke, Goldie, Nicole Moudaber, Leona Lewis, Patrick Topping and Monki.