Prodigal South London newcomer...
Joy Crookes

Joy Crookes is still only 17 years old.

That's a fact to keep in mind when listening to her music - artful, assured, and touched with a real sense of emotion, her work sounds for all the world like that of a much older artist.

But then age is, as they say, only a number. New cut 'New Manhattan' opens with gorgeous harp scales, before moulding itself into a soulful piece of R&B with electronic inflections.

Named after an area of Brussels, the track is - as Joy points out - a love song. It's also something to fall in love with. Check it out now.

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