Officially categorized by the industry as a jazz musician, Jamie Cullum appears to me as a pop artist with jazz influences. His sound is closer to Jason Mraz than Miles Davis, so defining him as jazz seems like a stretch. Nonetheless, his latest album, “Taller”, is a fun mix of triumph, life lessons, persistence. In “Age of Anxiety”, Cullum describes using music to get lost in the moment, which is how he is able to deal with the overwhelming anxiety manifesting everywhere. "I hope the band will make me sing along”, he says, because that is what makes him present.
Release date: November 8, 2019
Similar artist(s): Jason Mraz, Michael Buble
Top tracks: You Can’t Hide Away From Love, Monster, The Man, Work of Art