Fill me in: Colin Lester's Favourite Craig David anecdotes

Ben Homewood


“When Craig did Fill Me In acoustically on TFI Friday [in 2000], that was the earliest I can remember an R&B song being played that way.

It opened a new door, that was a seminal moment in Craig’s career and pretty much straight afterwards we performed it on Jools Holland and that was when people started phoning up like, ‘Wow, fucking hell’.

It looked like an amazing A&R move, but it wasn’t. It was me being pragmatic, ...

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