Jolé’s recent return with alt-acoustic serenade ‘Alpine Green’ was received with warm and encouraging support, with love from Atwood Magazine, Glamglare and Clunk Magazine, as well as consistent features across YouTube channels like The Alternative Way and Indie Folk Central.
‘Alpine Green’ served as an introduction to Jolé’s Silver Lake EP, which was penned when the UK singer-songwriter travelled to Los Angeles to pen the next chapter of his sonic journey.
“This EP came out of a trip to LA in August of last year. I spent 6 weeks with 2 friends, writing, travelling and living in a studio apartment. With all the amazing moments that came with the trip I also missed my friends and loved ones back home and was reminded how grateful I am to have them in my life. I had written my first album 2 years previous to this so musically I was writing very differently. Having written a lot for other people in the lead up to the trip, these songs were a bit of an experiment to see where I was going with my own songs.
I wanted to create something simple, based around the guitar and vocals, putting emphasis on the lyrics. This group of songs are some of my most personal to date and each one holds its own identity. It’s about sharing experiences, travelling the world, soaking in your surroundings and being grateful for what you have. It’s my first self produced release but has turned in to a collaborative labour of love with friends and family”