Listen to an unreleased Amy Winehouse demo, recorded before she was signed


A lost demo featuring a 17-year-old Amy Winehouse has emerged, and it’s predictably excellent.

The 2001 track “My Own Way,” was unearthed by composer and musician Gil Cang, then shared with Camden New Journal.

A Camden local and manager of reggae label Tuff Scout, Cang told the publisher he recorded the track with a young Winehouse in his Hornsey Road studio, before her fateful signing to Island Records and 2003 debut album Frank.

“We’d been writing quite a lot of pop tunes, doing a lot of pop promos with various artists who would come in, many of various, dubious talent,” Cang told CNJ.  Read more…

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