Single I Joanne Shaw Taylor – Someone Like You


Joanne Shaw Taylor Releases A Soulful Rendition of Van Morrison’s Classic ‘Someone Like You’ The Latest Single From Her Upcoming New Album ‘Heavy Soul’

Joanne Shaw Taylor, the acclaimed blues-rock guitarist, has once again captivated audiences with her latest single, “Someone Like You,” a stunning reinterpretation of Van Morrison’s classic song. In “Someone Like You,” Taylor embarks on a journey of discovery, exploring themes of love, longing, and the serendipitous search for a soulmate. Her rendition offers a fresh yet timeless take on Morrison’s original, highlighting her skill in navigating the depths of soul and blues music. This release follows “Heavy Soul,” the title track of her forthcoming studio album, slated for release on June 7th via Journeyman Records.

“Kevin Shirley chose this song for us,” Joanne shares. “It speaks to the universal quest for love and the profound joy in finding someone who truly complements your spirit. With this reinterpretation, I wanted to honour the essence of Van Morrison’s original while infusing it with my own blues inflected style. It’s about the journey, the longing, and ultimately, the discovery of love that feels predestined.”

Joanne Shaw Taylor, recognized for her exceptional guitar skills and powerful songwriting, continues her ascent in the music world with this new release. Her journey, which began at the age of 16 when discovered by Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics, has seen her garner accolades from music icons like Stevie Wonder and Annie Lennox. Following the success of albums like Reckless Heart, The Blues Album, and Nobody’s Fool, Joanne’s Heavy Soul is poised to be another landmark in her illustrious career.


Joanne Shaw Taylor - Someone Like You