There has been a variety of pleasure across the return of Carl Thomas when he launched his new single “One With Heaven” not too long ago. It’s been a few years since we’ve bought a brand new single and album from the R&B icon, so the passion is justified.
We had an opportunity to have Carl Thomas as a visitor on a current version of our SoulBack R&B Podcast to get the inside track on the brand new music and what’s to come back subsequent. He crammed us in on the creation of “One With Heaven”, the upcoming mission he’s engaged on, and way more. Check out what he needed to say beneath.
You can even take a take heed to the total Podcast to listen to him converse on his historical past in music and share some nice insights with us.
If you’ve missed any of our earlier SoulBack R&B Podcast sequence, you may test these out right here.
YouKnowIGotSoul: Talk about your new single “One With Heaven”.
Carl Thomas: “One With Heaven” sort of occurred by chance. There is a poet in Israel by the identify of Gila. She is world famend for it; she travels the world to provide this optimistic vitality. She reached out to me by way of my buddy Jack Knight. She needed to do music with American artists. I used to be actually stunned that someone like me was on her radar. I ended up doing the one together with her. The lyrics are literally her poetry. All I did was sing the music.
YouKnowIGotSoul: So does that imply you don’t contemplate this to be your new single?
Carl Thomas: This just isn’t my new single, that is only a artistic providing to my followers which have been rocking and rolling with me for this lengthy. I felt prefer it was an exquisite alternative to simply stick my head out of that ostrich gap.
YouKnowIGotSoul: Are you at present engaged on a brand new album?
Carl Thomas: Absolutely. I’m enthusiastic about one I’m ending up proper now. I actually don’t know what to name it. I feel that the followers are going to be actually stunned to listen to me on this useless. It’s not Carl of any period, it’s the Carl of the current. I simply launched a brand new firm together with my good buddy Jack Knight. It’s known as New Earth Energy. It’s not a report label, nevertheless it’s all the pieces multimedia, and we simply occur to place out data. I’m going to be releasing my new providing beneath my very own imprint. There are some actually thrilling artists that I’m working with proper now. There is a bunch by the identify of Radio Galaxy who’re additionally unimaginable producers as nicely. Then there may be an unimaginable R&B artist named Tony Henry who’s a great buddy of mine and who I really feel goes to interrupt by way of massive. I’m actually glad to provide again in that method. I’m glad to use what I’ve realized. It’s a blessing for folks to belief you and your opinion. I’m additionally getting my son’s mission prepared. That’s proper, my son David Thomas! We’re engaged on his materials proper now. One day I requested him what it’s that he does, does he sing or rap? His response was “Dad, don’t define me!” *Laughs* I needed to respect that. That’s the place we’re in creativity. You don’t need to set guidelines and stick by it. That’s what I like concerning the freedom artists have these days. If you’re feeling like rapping, that’s what they’re going to do. If they really feel like singing, that’s what they’re going to do. But they’re going to do what they really feel.