Half-Bengali/Half-Irish in heritage; Joy’s is a dexterous sound, which effortlessly showcases her melting pot of sonic influences. Joy balances the retro stylings of Sade with the millennial wit of Lily Allen – songs that aren’t afraid to be honest and raw, while also packing a political punch. She may be looking to the past, but smart, talented and strong, Joy Crookes is shaping the sound of the future.
BBC Sounds Stage
Joy Crookes is a 19 year old south London born songstress straddling soul, trip-hop and R&B.