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In celebration of ‘Again To Black’, the search is on for the UK’s favorite Amy Winehouse music

Forward of the brand new Amy Winehouse biopic Again To Black arriving in cinemas, the search is on to seek out out which of her songs is the UK’s favorite.

The movie – which is directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson – is ready to reach on April 12, and can observe the lifetime of the late singer. It stars Marisa Abela (Business) as Winehouse and charts the long-lasting singer’s vibrant years dwelling in London, in addition to her intense rise to fame.

Now, simply days earlier than it makes its method into cinemas, a nationwide search has been launched to uncover which of the singer’s tracks is the most-loved within the UK.

Commencing final Friday (April 5) and operating till tomorrow (April 10), an enormous Again To Black touring set up has been making its method throughout Manchester, Glasgow and London. With it, the general public are invited to put a vote for his or her favorite Amy Winehouse music.

Followers from throughout the UK and Eire can both vote on-line right here, or can embellish the touring set up utilizing a sticker inscribed with their favorite iconic music.

British singer Amy Winehouse sits on stage and looks up at a television monitor whilst awaiting news of her Grammy Award at The Riverside Studios for the 50th Grammy Awards ceremony on February 10, 2008 in London, England.
British singer Amy Winehouse sits on stage and appears up at a tv monitor while awaiting information of her Grammy Award at The Riverside Studios for the fiftieth Grammy Awards ceremony on February 10, 2008 in London, England. CREDIT: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Photographs

It offers guests the selection to share their most cherished monitor from her discography, together with classics ‘Tears Dry On Their Personal’, ‘Stronger Than Me’, ‘Love Is A Dropping Sport’ and ‘Rehab’.

In addition to the set up, a pop-up listening sales space may even be featured, in order that followers can pay attention once more to her most treasured and celebrated songs earlier than deciding the best way to solid their vote.

Voting opened on-line at 11am on Friday (April 5) and can shut at midnight on Thursday (April 11). Discover particulars on the touring set up under.

The set up tour schedule was:

5 – Glasgow: Buchanan Avenue, outdoors Glasgow Royal Live performance Corridor (11am-4pm)
7 – Manchester: Trade Sq., situated in entrance of Selfridges (11am-4pm)
10 – London: Kings Cross Station (11am-7pm)

The nation’s favorite Amy Winehouse music might be introduced on launch day, Friday, April 12.

Alongside Abela, the biopic additionally stars Jack O’Connell as Winehouse’s ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil, Eddie Marsan as Mitch, Juliet Cowan as her mom Janis, and Lesley Manville as her grandmother Cynthia.

 Singer Amy Winehouse performs at Rock in Rio Madrid in Arganda del Rey on July 4, 2008 in Madrid, Spain
Singer Amy Winehouse performs at Rock in Rio Madrid in Arganda del Rey on July 4, 2008 in Madrid, Spain (Photograph by Lalo Yasky/WireImage)

The movie was given a four-star overview by NME, with Nick Levine writing: “Abela, so good in banking drama Business, captures Winehouse’s fascinating mixture of self-belief and frailty. She additionally takes on her songs, fairly remarkably.”

“Clearly, it was going to be powerful for Again To Black to surpass Winehouse’s 2006 album of the identical identify – what might? – however Taylor-Johnson’s movie is greater than deserving of your time,” it continues. “It presents a welcome reminder of Winehouse’s plucky spirit – one thing that usually will get misplaced when her life is lowered to a hackneyed story of expertise and tragedy.”

Final month, Abela caught up with NME on the pink carpet of the 2024 BRIT Awards, shortly earlier than presenting Deliver Me The Horizon with the award for Finest Rock/Different Act  alongside Luke Evans.

“There are such a lot of [stories that stuck with me], however it’s extra simply her essence. I believe that may stick with me perpetually now,” she defined, additionally naming ‘Stronger Than Me’ as her favorite of the late artist’s songs.

She then went on to explain the monitor ‘Love Is A Dropping Sport’ as “a chunk of poetry and writing that already does stand the check of time, and can perpetually”.

In celebration of the biopic, NME has introduced a particular print version celebrating the life and legacy of the acclaimed singer-songwriter. There may even be a free NME Screens preview occasion the place followers can see the movie earlier than it’s launched in cinemas.

The journal might be accessible on Thursday (April 11) and the NME Screens Again to Black occasion takes place tonight (April 9) at Everyman King’s Cross in London. Tickets are free and extra info is out there right here.

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