Ben l’Oncle Soul | JAZZx

Ben l’Oncle Soul is a French soul singer-songwriter with a retro style. He is known for his great live shows. The artist has already performed at several festivals and TV shows like the 2010 FrancoFolies, the 2011 Montréal High Lights Festival, the North Sea Jazz Festival, the London Jazz Festival.

His eponymous debut album was released by Motown Records in 2010. The album is comprised entirely of original material, plus the cover version of the White Stripes hit ‘Seven Nation Army’ and sold more than 600 000 copies all around the world. Ben L’Oncle played a 4 times Platinum album to sold out arenas.

His art is like a vision from the modern soul and jazz, mixed with hip hop and R&B, influenced by his French and Afro-American roots.

Ben l’Oncle Soul has a fresh style with a smooth voice. His lyrics are versatile.

IS IT YOU? -is the new album, written and composed by Ben l’Oncle Soul in collaboration with Gunnar Ellwanger, and engineered by Grammy Award-winning producer Scott Jacoby (Janelle Monáe, Coldplay, Vampire Weekend), the new Is It You? album is led by the recently released singles ‘A Rose’, ‘Sky Has Open Doors’ and ‘Levitate’, which have been met with rave reviews from fans and critics alike, while also amassing over half a million plays online.

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