On July 13th as part of UK-wide tour
Fast-rising singer-songwriter Joel Sarakula is playing The Bedford in Balham on the 13th July.
Joel, who is Australian and a multi-instrumentalist, also releases his debut UK single ‘Bohemian’ on the 4th July 2011.
Fuelled by an addictive guitar riff, ‘Bohemian’ is a rootsy blend of late 60s/early 70s folk pop featuring a killer chorus.
Catch Joel live:
1st July Cornbury Festival, Caffe Nero Imagesound Stage (Oxfordshire)
4th July The Bull & Gate, Kentish Town
13th July The Bedford, Balham
18th July Club Mojo (Liverpool)
21st July Night & Day Café (Manchester)
23rd July The Wheelbarrow, Camden
28th July The Half Moon, Putney
2nd August The Social, W1
8th September The Distillers, Hammersmith
14 September, Proud, Camden
28 year old Joel has been obsessed with music for as long as he can remember. Classically trained on the piano, self-taught on guitar, he fronted his first band at 17, before pursuing a solo career with debut album ‘Mystery Morning.’ Over the next few years he built a name for himself on the international piano bar circuit: “I’m the human jukebox of pop,” he says, wryly. A prolific chap, he found time to record two more Australian-only albums - ‘Souvenirs’ released in 2008 and ‘City Heart’ in 2009, the latter which received airplay on Australian national broadcaster Triple J, as well as community stations. Since ‘City Heart’, however, Joel has put everything into crafting ‘Bohemian’ and its forthcoming parent album. “The music I’m making now is the most natural fit for me”, he says. “I’ve kind of let go a little, and stripped back all the production. With ‘Bohemian’ there’s no pretence, and I really like that.”
July 2, 2011