likes surprises. This talented singer from England is currently working in seclusion on a new album. He did, however, write a number for the soundtrack of the Clint Eastwood film GranTorino
. According to Cullum, his new album will sound completely different compared to anything he has done before. Cullum's breakthrough in the Netherlands came in 2003 with the album Twentysomething
. The slightly-built pianist, with his explosive behavior on stage, continued that success with Catching Tales which contains much more of his own work. He then announced that he wanted to take a new direction: 'Naturally, the basis is jazz but I also have a great affinity for genres like pop and dance music. I would like to discover a style in which my voice and piano playing can do justice to these styles.' He has been working on his masterplan in Los Angeles for over a year. He may lift a corner of the veil in Rotterdam.