Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Mr Hudson's Back ... and He'd like to Work with the Queen

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Mr Hudson's Back ... and He'd like to Work with the Queen

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MR HUDSON says some fans think he is "dead" after not releasing a solo album for four years.

The 34-year-old singer burst onto the scene after Kanye West took him under his wing and signed him to his record label in 2008.

But he then retreated from the front line, investing his earnings in his own studio in Clerkenwell and producing music for the likes of Wretch 32, Paloma Faith and Eliza Doolittle.

He is now finishing work on his second solo album, with his new single Fred Astaire due for release next month.

He said: "It feels like a comeback with a small 'c'. I don't feel like I've ever been away, but obviously if you're not out there, with that A-list single on Radio 1, then maybe for the vast majority of people you are -- for all intents and purposes -- dead. I mean, the Twitter comments you get, 'Are you dead?' And you think, well if I am who are you tweeting? "But it's great to be putting music out. It's great to have another record out and to be gearing up for the album. …

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