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The Library Sessions

The Smiles Collective

First broadcast December 2021

The Library Sessions is a new online platform for undiscovered talent from across the UK and beyond. Filmed at the amazing Idris Elba Film Studios in Barking and Dagenham College, Soul and Sound have partnered with a team of incredible film production students to capture these amazing artist.

This episode of the The Library Sessions features The Smiles Collective. The soul band brings a smooth, sweet mellow sound to their session.

Listen to The Smiles Collective performance here.

Photograph of the Becontree Estate in East London.