GRAMMY-winning soul provider Nigel Hall puts his skills to good use, carving out a creative space to call his own with his second album Spiritual, set to release May 14th, 2021 on Regime Music Group. Today, Nigel Hall releases his second single “Gotta Go to Work” from the highly anticipated album. Listen HERE.
Nigel states, “There is a Luther Vandross song called ‘I’ve Been Working” that I used to perform a lot. I love that song. I feel like this is my version of that song. DJ Harrison (Butcher Brown) and I wrote the song and it seemed fitting to do since we both worked a ton before COVID hit. It’s the story of a working musician's life....”
Throughout his career, he’s built a mighty foundation of funk, onstage and in the studio, proving himself to be a true student of the music. His unique sound, built upon pages torn out of the golden-ages of R&B, funk and soul, have made him the musician he is today; an accomplished vocalist, keyboardist, studio musician, and member of the GRAMMY-nominated funk-jazz-soul-hip-hop-psychedelic-jam- experimental titans Lettuce. Legions of fans are already well in the know about Hall’s copious keyboard chops and powerful vocal style.
Recorded with a back-to-basics approach in Richmond, VA at the world famous Jellowstone Studios, Hall puts an emphasis on channeling the vibe and soul of his music, making himself a conduit of the unique style of jazz-inflected old-school R&B and funk and flows out of him.
"My last record was more of a traditional soul record. I feel like it was a lot of what other people wanted me to sound like. With this album, I didn’t want this to sound like another release. I want people to know that I am my own entity and that I want to explore different areas of music," commented Nigel on the direction of the album. "This record I had full creative control. I feel like every artist records one record in their career for themselves. This one is it for me. I feel like if no one hears this record, I'll still be able to sleep at night because I know there is something real out in the world that I put there."