Renowned author, Broadcaster and Musicologist Larry Pryce recently compared UK based singer, songwriter, musician DaPaul to the great Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.
These much welcomed comparisons are not surprising as DaPaul has a special quality that connects his creatively and sense of place to listeners with the world around them. Each of his songs resonates with life in the moment and reflects the musicality of his surroundings through a lyrical content with real purpose and meaning.
The past eighteen months since his return to the UK following an 8-month tour of Asia promoting his debut album ‘Soulful Spirit’ (that reached No3 in the UK Soul Chart) has been amongst DaPaul’s most productive.
Being away from family, friends and the time needed for re-adjustment was different from previous tours. At first he felt at odds with himself and his hometown London but didn’t know why. It was only after a period of reflection and songwriting that he understood his feelings and was inspired to articulate them through his music; and his fans were treated to his recent single ‘LONDON TOWN’. (December 2015).
‘LONDON TOWN’ is an up-tempo song about being a Londoner in current society and the legacy of a great city that reminded us that people are more alike than they are different. It is a song that was destined to become the title track for his forthcoming album (October 2016) and quite possibly an anthem for one of the World’s greatest city’s, London.
DaPaul will be releasing his new EP ‘IN THE SUN’ on July 30th 2016. It will feature 5 new songs including its title track together with a new Music Video.
‘IN THE SUN’ “is about a personal journey as an individual and independent artist; the triumph over obstacles and adversity and celebrates that your independence, is not so much focused on your success but more in your faith, to believe in your given purpose no matter what others might think.
It says if you fail get up and try again and that happiness is not a destination but a journey.
Once you enjoy the ride you’ll be happy. It is about finding and celebrating the best version of you and recognising that dreams do come true.
I hope that people will enjoy it but more importantly that it will give hope and encouragement to others and the realisation of their dreams”
‘IN THE SUN’ EP – To be released 30th July 2016
PROMO High Definition MP3 of ‘IN THE SUN’ will be available for Radio D.J.’s from 1st July 2016.
EP Tracks include:
• In The Sun
• London Town (Summer Mix)
• Open Eyes
• More Than We See
‘LONDON TOWN’ ALBUM – To be released October 2016
Launch Party to be broadcast worldwide on radio from an internationally renowned Jazz Room, Barnes, London on 22nd October 2016. Further details will be released nearer the time.
Connect with DaPaul:
Worldwide Web; www.dapaulmusic.co.uk
His music is widely available including via iTunes, CDBaby, Amazon, Spotify, Shazam and all other digital outlets. His video will appear on YouTube.
DaPaul will also be launching a Crowd Funding Campaign in the near future to enable the production of new music and video. This will give fans the opportunity to be part of DaPaul’s journey through access to some great offers and unique opportunities. These offers will range from access to signed CD’s, Limited edition handwritten lyric and music scores, time in the studio with DaPaul, photo shoot to private gigs and the ultimate – ta very special he chance to be named Executive Producer. Keep a look out on his website and social media for further details.