HOUSE music icon Robert Owens’ illustrious career started back in 80s Chicago.

The American songwriter, DJ & singer has produced and sung on some of the greatest house tracks of all time; ‘Tears’ alongside Frankie Knuckles & Satoshi Tomiie, ‘Bring Down The Walls’ with Larry Heard as part of Fingers Inc., as well as solo releases ‘I’ll Be Your Friend’ and ‘Mine To Give’ among so many others!

 Robert Owens
Robert Owens

After thirty decades the legend is one of the most distinctive and coveted voices in house and remains at the forefront of the genre, creating a prolific release schedule featuring forthcoming collaborations with electronic music luminaries such as Damian Lazarus, Mark Knight, Gina Breeze (Homoelectric) and Alinka.

Robert’s unique live performances continue to deliver his message to spellbinding audiences across the world with DJ sets embellished by his live vocals – a format which pays testament both to his talent as a singer, and his extensive depth of musical knowledge and selections.

We caught up with Robert and asked him to talk us through a playlist of some of his favourite and most inspirational tracks for our listening pleasure.