by Matt Shine |
First championed by us back in July 2011 as “One to Watch for 2011”, Maverick Sabre’s soulful voice continues to draw audiences in and leaving them hooked. From Hackney to Wexford and back again,
Just out of his teens, this young rising star is generating a huge buzz and has been tipped by Hot Press as the Irish newcomer who will give the established artists serious competition.
His forthcoming single Let Me Go out on 25th July 2011 has been playlisted on all the UK’s top Radio Stations including Radio 1, Kiss, Xfm and Capital. The music video for the single hit well over 1 million views in under 3 weeks and has left people impatiently waiting for the debut album, due for release this October on Mercury Records.
As well as writing material with the hottest producers and laying strong foundations for what is sure to be a hugely successful future, Maverick has been featured on Later With Jools Holland, live on BBC2 from Glastonbury Festival, collaborated with Professor Green on the club smash Jungle (NME Award for Best Dance-floor Filler) and with Chase & Status on Fire In Your Eyes Again. It was no surprise that Sabre’s debut EP reached number 2 in the iTunes charts and has set high expectations for his album.
Rapidly rising from strength to strength, Maverick has been busy touring alongside chart toppers Plan B, Cee Lo Green, Snoop Dogg and The Script as well as collaborators Chase & Status. The summer of 2011 was sizzling for Maverick, as having signed to premier booking agency William Morris, the British festival circuit was packed full with a healthy dose of this young protégé