What is a nice, silly, bit of a comedienne, shy, warm-hearted, gifted, clever, demanding, overbearing, deeply loyal Essex girl like you doing in a place like this? Like what? Mount Olympus where the goddesses live.
Oh I don't know, it's not really me up there on those posters you know.
Sade [known as Shard to those who know and love her] and I worked together again last year when I twisted her elegant arm to write and record for my Darfur fundraising. What a wonderful week and what a wonderful song. I had forgotten how unique she was – and when she at last trusted me again, which took a few days – she was wise, co-operative and very funny. Check out the track for Darfur 'mum' on this site and follow this link to sade's official website.