Candi Staton

American Soul and Gospel legend, Candi Staton will be performing on The Main Stage on Sunday 15th July. 

Candi’s voice has captivated generation after generation of music lovers over the globe, and with an illustrious musical career spanning almost 60 years she has an extensive discography consisting of a massive twenty eight studio albums and thirteen singles.

Hits such as 1970’s remake of Tammy Wynette’s “Stand By Your Man”, 1976’s “Young Heart’s Run Free”, 1977’s “Nights on Broadway”, and 1986’s “You Got The Love” have cemented her place as a true icon in music history.  “You Got The Love” has been remade countless times, becoming a UK top ten hit an unbelievable 4 times - in 1991, 1997, 2006 and 2010 by artists including Florence & The Machine, New Eren and Now Voyager.  It even became Florence and The Machine’s most successful track and first ever top ten hit. 

Organisers are truly delighted to welcome Candi to GuilFest for the first time this July.

 

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