Footage of renowned soul singer Mica Paris in Omar Lye-Fook’s Thrornton Heath studio sparked specualtion of a new collaboration between the stars.
Mica and Omar are long term friends and created what some say was arguably the greatest British street soul track in I Should Have Known Better in 1990.
Both Mica and Omar Tweeted excerpts of themselves during the session in Omar’s back yard studio at Thornton Heath Pond.
Mica fuelled further debate that the pair were cooking up a new sound together posting: ‘new duet in the making.’
While Omar responds: “There’s a reason why @mica_paris_soul is called the queen of #uksoul, just check out dem lungs!!
The exchange caused one fan to exclaim: “ I’m so ready for this. I’ve been a fan since day one with both of you guys.”
The session which was screened on Instragram shows the pair having great banter; laughing and joking as well as providing a platform for Mica’s amazing soulful voice.
Mica’s has had a series of top 10 hit singles including My One Temptation, Where Is the Love and Breathe Life Into Me.
Omar is a classically trained musician who had a hit with There’s Nothing Like This recently released his eighth album called: Love in Beats.
He is also appearing alongside another 1980s British music superstar Courtney Pine, the world renowned jazz saxphonist.
Their next gig together is at Kings Place in London or see Omar solo at the Jazz Cafe on June 8 and 9.
Omar is also set to appear in a new film which is set to be screened at the Cannes film festival in May.
Amaryllis is a ground-breaking modern day silent feature film with a live electronic score and is the first feature length silent film to be shot in the UK since 1929. It is about skater girl who tries to escape her home life and Omar plays skate shop owner Marcus.