Taken from Joel Culpepper‘s cleverly named forthcoming album Sgt Culpepper due out next year, the funk operative leads the tease with the divine ‘Return‘.
Acting like a score, ‘Return‘ feels like a body of work on its own. There’s a fresh approach here and intelligence within his music that stops you in your tracks.
Veering into various territories with absolutely no grounds for pigeon-holing, the transcending basslines run through, and mimicking flute lines are further augmented by a steadily building orchestral backing.
It’s Culpepper’s charismatic and powerful vocal which further adds versatility to an already impeccable sonic outline. This is next-level excellence.