- 03 Feb 20
Watch her ‘Mother May I Sleep With Danger?’ live YouTube session.
The daughter of an Irishman and a Bangladeshi woman, the 20-year-old has been drawing Amy Winehouse comparisons with her merging of classic jazz and the modern R&B sounds of her hometown, London. First and foremost a storyteller, Crookes is currently working on a debut album that’s likely to build on the success of ‘Early’, the Jafaris-assisted single which topped the BBC Asian Chart in 2019.
Hear: The ‘Man’s World’ single, on which she samples that badass Eartha Kitt quote: “A man comes into my life and I have to compromise? Stupid.”
Read Hot Press' interview with Joy Crookes from October here.