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Eight albums already! About to turn forty, this gifted Englishman is back with Taller. The singer-songwriter from Essex relies on his faithful arranger and multi-instrumentalist Troy Miller to produce an opus that’s as concise as it is eclectic, clocking in at less than 40 minutes in length. In it, Cullum questions the responsibility of a father and an artist in our modern society. “Are you a man before your father dies?” / “But what’s a man these days? I hear you cry” / “And are we raising up our children right” on the piano/vocal song The Age Of Anxiety. The British artist showcases his outstanding versatility with gospel choirs in Mankindou Monster, stylish jazz in You Can’t Hide Away From Love, the funky Usher elevated by Tom Richards’ tenor saxophone, or adorned pop in Life Is Grey. This album’s main strength is its perfect balance, achieved through a lush yet never overcrowded orchestration of strings, winds, Hammond organ, and above all vocals – especially Cullum’s with his incredible range, but also female choirs. Perfect. © Charlotte Saintoin/Qobuz

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1
Taller 00:03:36

Daniel Gardner, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Jennifer Brown, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Troy Miller, Conductor, Producer, Mixer, String Arranger, Drums, Piano, Synthesizer, Strings Conductor, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Tom Rees-Roberts, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Xantoné Blacq, Choir - Jamie Cullum, Producer, Piano, Co-Producer, Vocals, Bass, Synthesizer, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Choir - Sharlene Hector, Choir - David Alberman, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Femi Temowo, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Wendi Harriot, Choir - Sewuese, Choir - Simon Aldred, ComposerLyricist - Rebecca Gilliver, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Brendan Reilly, Choir - Harriet Rayfield, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Nichol Thomson, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Jono McNeil, Choir - Tom Richards, Baritone Saxophone, Horn Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Norris, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Rory Simmons, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Julia O'Riordan, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Thomas Varrall, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Gerald Gregory, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - LaDonna Harley Peters, Choir - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Roman Simovic, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Philly Lopez, Choir - Lennox Mackenzie, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Eve-Marie Caravassilis, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Patrick Laurence, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Sarah Quinn, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Gillianne Haddow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Jennifer Ayala Moore, Choir - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rhys Watkins, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Maxine Kwok-Adams, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Anna Bastow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Charles Gardner, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Gibson, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Regina Beukes, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Sharlene Linton, Choir - Sumudu Jayatilka, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

2
Life Is Grey 00:04:50

Daniel Gardner, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Jennifer Brown, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Troy Miller, Conductor, Producer, Mixer, String Arranger, Drums, Synthesizer, Strings Conductor, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Paul Stacey, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Jamie Cullum, Piano, Vocals, Digital Piano, Background Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Choir - David Alberman, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Sewuese, Choir - Rebecca Gilliver, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Brendan Reilly, Choir - Harriet Rayfield, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Norris, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Julia O'Riordan, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Gerald Gregory, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Roman Simovic, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Philly Lopez, Choir - Lennox Mackenzie, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Eve-Marie Caravassilis, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Patrick Laurence, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Sarah Quinn, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Gillianne Haddow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rhys Watkins, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Maxine Kwok-Adams, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Anna Bastow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Charles Gardner, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Gibson, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Regina Beukes, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Sharlene Linton, Choir - Sumudu Jayatilka, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

3
Mankind 00:04:20

Troy Miller, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Hammond Organ, Moog Bass, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Xantoné Blacq, Choir - Jamie Cullum, Piano, Vocals, Synthesizer, Drum Programming, Background Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Choir - Sharlene Hector, Choir - Wendi Harriot, Choir - Sewuese, Choir - LaDonna Harley Peters, Choir - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Loz Garratt, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Sumudu Jayatilka, Choir - Jennifer Ayala, Choir - Jono McNeal, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

4
Usher 00:03:34

Troy Miller, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Hammond Organ, Piano, Synthesizer, Kalimba, Wurlitzer Electric Piano, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Tom Rees-Roberts, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Ben Cullum, ComposerLyricist - Jamie Cullum, Piano, Vocals, Bass, Mellotron, Background Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Choir - Sharlene Hector, Choir - Femi Temowo, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Wendi Harriot, Choir - Sewuese, Choir - Brendan Reilly, Choir - Nichol Thomson, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Jono McNeil, Choir - Tom Richards, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Horn Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Rory Simmons, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - LaDonna Harley Peters, Choir - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Philly Lopez, Choir - Jennifer Ayala Moore, Choir - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Sharlene Linton, Choir - Sumudu Jayatilka, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

5
The Age Of Anxiety 00:05:25

Troy Miller, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Hammond Organ, Bass, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Jamie Cullum, Producer, Piano, Co-Producer, Vocals, Mellotron, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Bozidar Vukotic, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - John Mills, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Chris Hill, String Arranger, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Issac, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Thomas Varrall, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Ronan Phelan, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Lydia Lowndes-Northcott, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Aiden Miller, Additional Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Jaxon Miller, Additional Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Lydia Miller, Additional Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - Teyana Miller, Additional Vocals, AssociatedPerformer - ArtsEd Voices, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

6
For The Love 00:03:26

Troy Miller, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Hammond Organ, Percussion, Piano, Synth Bass, Synthesizer, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Martin Terefe, ComposerLyricist - Paul Stacey, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Jayson DeZuzio, ComposerLyricist - Jamie Cullum, Piano, Synthesizer, Electric Bass, Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Choir - Sewuese, Choir - Brendan Reilly, Choir - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Sasha Sloan, ComposerLyricist - Philly Lopez, Choir - Sharlene Linton, Choir - Sumudu Jayatilka, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

7
Drink 00:03:50

Daniel Gardner, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Jennifer Brown, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Troy Miller, Conductor, Producer, Mixer, String Arranger, Drums, Hammond Organ, Percussion, Piano, Synthesizer, Strings Conductor, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Tom Rees-Roberts, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Jamie Cullum, Piano, Vocals, Harmonium, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Choir - David Alberman, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Sewuese, Choir - Rebecca Gilliver, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Brendan Reilly, Choir - Harriet Rayfield, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Nichol Thomson, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Richards, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Horn Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Norris, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Rory Simmons, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Julia O'Riordan, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Gerald Gregory, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Roman Simovic, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Philly Lopez, Choir - Lennox Mackenzie, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Eve-Marie Caravassilis, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Patrick Laurence, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Sarah Quinn, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Gillianne Haddow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Loz Garratt, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rhys Watkins, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Maxine Kwok-Adams, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Anna Bastow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Charles Gardner, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Gibson, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Regina Beukes, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Sharlene Linton, Choir - Sumudu Jayatilka, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

8
You Can't Hide Away From Love 00:03:09

Daniel Gardner, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Jennifer Brown, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Troy Miller, Conductor, Producer, Mixer, String Arranger, Strings Conductor, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Jamie Cullum, Producer, Piano, Co-Producer, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - David Alberman, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Rebecca Gilliver, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Harriet Rayfield, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Norris, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Julia O'Riordan, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Gerald Gregory, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Danny Allin, Sound Engineer, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel, FilmSoundEngineer - Roman Simovic, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Lennox Mackenzie, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Eve-Marie Caravassilis, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Patrick Laurence, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Sarah Quinn, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Gillianne Haddow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Luke Pickering, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Rhys Watkins, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Maxine Kwok-Adams, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Anna Bastow, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Charles Gardner, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Mathew Gibson, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Regina Beukes, Viola, AssociatedPerformer

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

9
Monster 00:04:01

Jamie Hartman, ComposerLyricist - Troy Miller, Producer, Mixer, String Arranger, Hammond Organ, Synthesizer, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Tom Rees-Roberts, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Jamie Cullum, Piano, Vocals, Wurlitzer Electric Piano, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Choir - Femi Temowo, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Sewuese, Choir - Brendan Reilly, Choir - Nichol Thomson, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Richards, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Horn Arranger, AssociatedPerformer - Rory Simmons, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Bradley Webb, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Philly Lopez, Choir - Loz Garratt, Bass Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Sharlene Linton, Choir - Sumudu Jayatilka, Choir

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

10
Endings Are Beginnings 00:03:10

Troy Miller, Producer, Mixer, Hammond Organ, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Jamie Cullum, Producer, Piano, Co-Producer, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Danny Allin, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

11
Love Is In The Picture 00:03:38

Greg Wells, Producer, Mixer, Drums, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Jamie Cullum, Organ, Piano, Vocals, Mellotron, Moog Bass, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Brian Lucey, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2018 Universal Music Operations Limited

12
Work Of Art 00:03:47

Troy Miller, Producer, Mixer, Drums, Guitar, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Robbie Nelson, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Xantoné Blacq, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jamie Cullum, Percussion, Piano, Vocals, Background Vocalist, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Kevin Mark Trail, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Sharlene Hector, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Wendi Harriott, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Dale Davis, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Sumudu Jayatilaka, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - LaDonna Harley Peters, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jennifer Ayala Moore, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Sewuese Abwa, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jonathan McNeil, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Beckman, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 2017 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

13
The Man (From "King Of Thieves") 00:03:34

Dennis Thomas, ComposerLyricist - George Brown, ComposerLyricist - Robert Mickens, ComposerLyricist - Donald Boyce, ComposerLyricist - Robert Earl Bell, ComposerLyricist - Ronald Bell, ComposerLyricist - Claydes Smith, ComposerLyricist - Richard Westfield, ComposerLyricist - Martin Williams, Baritone Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Rees-Roberts, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Garret Lee, ComposerLyricist - Jamie Cullum, Keyboards, Vocals, Synthesizer, Mellotron, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer - Brandon Flowers, ComposerLyricist - Dave Keuning, ComposerLyricist - Mark Stoermer, ComposerLyricist - Ronnie Vannucci, ComposerLyricist - Tim Smart, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Otha Nash, ComposerLyricist - Benedic Lamdin, Producer, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Tom Richards, Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Lewis Hopkin, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Fabio De Oliveira, Percussion, AssociatedPerformer - Wes Maebe, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Brad Webb, Drums, AssociatedPerformer - Aisha Stewart, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Bim Amoako-Gyampah, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Loz Garrett, Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Shanna Goodhead, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2018 Universal Music Operations Limited

14
Good Luck With Your Demons 00:03:21

Martin Terefe, Producer, Double Bass, Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Clapping, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jamie Cullum, Drums, Piano, Vocals, Wurlitzer Organ, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Oskar Winberg, Engineer, Keyboards, Organ, Clapping, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Emil Rømer, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

15
Marlon Brando 00:03:25

Ryan Buendia, ComposerLyricist - Martin Terefe, Producer, Drums, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer - Jamie Cullum, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Jean Baptiste, ComposerLyricist - Oskar Winberg, Engineer, Keyboards, Background Vocalist, AssociatedPerformer, StudioPersonnel - Emil Rømer, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

An Island Records recording; ℗ 2019 Universal Music Operations Limited

16
Show Me The Magic 00:02:30

Steve Morris, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Phil Todd, Flute, Alto Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Mark Frost, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Everton Nelson, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Howard Mcgill, Flute, Alto Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Nick Cooper, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Vlado Meller, Mastering Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Perry Montague-Mason, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Peter Lale, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Andy Wood, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Dave Bishop, Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Emlyn Singleton, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Boguslaw Kostecki, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Bruce White, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Graeme Blevins, Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Mark Berrow, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Rita Manning, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Jeremy Isaac, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Walsh, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Max Baillie, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Mike Lovatt, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Chris Bolster, Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Jamie Cullum, Vocals, MainArtist, AssociatedPerformer, ComposerLyricist - Bozidar Vukotic, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - Caroline Dearnley, Cello, AssociatedPerformer - John Mills, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Alistair White, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Nichol Thomson, Trombone, AssociatedPerformer - Benedic Lamdin, Producer, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Ross Stanley, Piano, Celesta, AssociatedPerformer - Daniel Bhattacharya, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Rory Simmons, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Tom Reese-Roberts, Trumpet, AssociatedPerformer - Claire McInerney, Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, AssociatedPerformer - Ben Buckton, Violin, AssociatedPerformer - Lydia Lowndes-Northcott, Viola, AssociatedPerformer - Tommy Emmerton, Electric Guitar, AssociatedPerformer - Loz Garratt, Double Bass, AssociatedPerformer - Brad Webb, Drums, AssociatedPerformer

℗ 2016 Island Records, a division of Universal Music Operations Limited

Album Description

Eight albums already! About to turn forty, this gifted Englishman is back with Taller. The singer-songwriter from Essex relies on his faithful arranger and multi-instrumentalist Troy Miller to produce an opus that’s as concise as it is eclectic, clocking in at less than 40 minutes in length. In it, Cullum questions the responsibility of a father and an artist in our modern society. “Are you a man before your father dies?” / “But what’s a man these days? I hear you cry” / “And are we raising up our children right” on the piano/vocal song The Age Of Anxiety. The British artist showcases his outstanding versatility with gospel choirs in Mankindou Monster, stylish jazz in You Can’t Hide Away From Love, the funky Usher elevated by Tom Richards’ tenor saxophone, or adorned pop in Life Is Grey. This album’s main strength is its perfect balance, achieved through a lush yet never overcrowded orchestration of strings, winds, Hammond organ, and above all vocals – especially Cullum’s with his incredible range, but also female choirs. Perfect. © Charlotte Saintoin/Qobuz

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