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JOEL SARAKULA


  • 01. Midnight Driver
    02. Indigo Night
    03. King Of Clowns
    04. I'm Still Winning
    05. Sunshine Makes Me
    06. Harmony
    07. London Road
    08. Reunion Island
    09. Don't Give Up On Me
    10. Game Of Spies
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    JOEL SARAKULA

    Companionship

    [engl] 
    On his new record "Companionship", London-based Soft-Rock, Soul and Disco artist Joel Sarakula keeps the mood easy and the grooves deep. Ten new songs see Sarakula develop a deeper, more introspective lyrical style from his previous works as he celebrates and laments friendships, love and loneliness. Interspersed with a few standout up-tempo tracks to keep the ship sailing, “Companionship” is a chill-out album and listening experience of the highest order. "Companionship" opens with "Midnight Driver", a driving soft-rock fantasy where the narrator laments his partner's nocturnal habits: 'When she's coming up, it gets me down'. The Californian sun-kissed guitars, vocal stylings and percussion all help to set a cinematic mood which unsurprisingly also makes it a great driving song. On the introspective "King Of Clowns", Sarakula creates a pop song that calls to mind the craftmanship of Hall & Oates and Elvis Costello. Both an admission of guilt and an unapologetic statement of intent, his low vocal careens in the dangerous divide between self-pity and self-parody: "My bad decisions worked out for a while, I'd do my dance tried to make you smile, I'll never wise up it's just the way I am". These confessions all occur over a down-tempo funk groove complete with some vintage synthesizer musings that makes the track ready to be sampled for a hip-hop record.
    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    01.05.2020
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    17,00 EUR
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  • 01. Understanding
    02. In Trouble
    03. Baltic Jam
    04. We Used To Connect
    05. Dead Heat
    06. Theme From The Love Club
    07. Coldharbour Man
    08. Parisian Woman
    09. Coney Island Getaway
    10. Cinnamon Surprise
    11. Winter Elegy
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    JOEL SARAKULA

    Love Club

    [engl] 
    Do you like Love songs? After spending a lifetime spent avoiding this subject in song, Joel Sarakula finally admits that he does. On his new album „Love Club“ Sarakula relives the golden age of Soulful and Romantic Pop music and connects it with a modern aesthetic. While a deeper message of love and peace flows through the record, Joel Sarakula is no old fashioned hippie: “‚Love Club’ is about connecting to reality and re-framing the idea of romantic love and loss in the present, loveless age ”. Featuring eleven songs touching all genres from disco to blues, from soul to soft-rock, Joel Sarakula’s “Love Club” is a profound pop statement. Joel Sarakula has travelled the world in search of his muse, experiencing everything from being a victim of Caribbean carjackings to performing in the remote fishing villages of Norway, via the dive bars of Europe and the US. It was the hodge-podge musical tapestry of England’s capital that finally drew him to a settling point, in the wake of seemingly never ending run of shows. With personal tastes that span from the more avant-garde to soul and pop greats like Sly Stone, Todd Rundgren and Hall & Oates, there are clear nods to contemporaries like Unkown Mortal Orchestra, Erlend Oye and Toro Y Moi in terms of ambition and style.
    Format
    LP
    Release-Datum
    20.04.2018
    Genre
    Soul / Funk / Jazz
    Preis
    15,00 EUR
    Bestand
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