Prince and Jeff Beck bassist Rhonda Smith returns with new single Won’t Come Back

Rhonda Smith
(Image credit: Rhonda Smith)

Rhonda Smith – bassist to the likes of Prince and Jeff Beck – has today released Won’t Come Back, her first solo single since 2006.

The new song sees the Canadian bass player wielding what appears to be a custom fretless PRS Grainger 4 bass and channeling a mix of soul, jazz and funk influences into a grooving pop single. 

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.