“That vocal takes me back to Sam Cooke, with a hint of Prince in there"
Lauren Laverne (BBC 6 Music)
In an uncertain world, one thing is for sure; Joel Culpepper has an unforgettable voice and a distinctive style that defy comparison.
Blazing into 2019 with a sizzling slice of bittersweet sunshine soul, Joel Culpepper and long term collaborator and producer Swindle team up with UK rapper Kojey Radical for latest track, ‘Caroline, No’. Following hard on the heels of Colors of Berlin release ‘Woman’, which has racked up over 5 million YouTube views and 2 million+ Spotifystreams, and a guest vocal spot on DJ Yoda's 'London Fields’, ‘Caroline, No’ is the sublime first fruits of an eagerly awaited debut album. Bringing together timeless soul music with seductive and sensual vocals, the album, due for release this year, features collaborations with FKJ, Swindle, Redinho and Guy Chambers, among a litany of stellar musical talent.