Island inspired roots/rock/hip-hop music with emotive, heart wrenching vocals that will leave you in awe. The Lyrical (Karl Smith) has become a rising star of the music scene in Brisbane. The Sunshine State capital has always been a hotbed for new talent in a variety of genres and the acoustic/hip-hop/reggae scene is now no exception to that tradition.
Following in the footsteps of Ben Harper, Bob Marley, Michael Franti and Xavier Rudd, The Lyrical reflects the ingenuity and musical aptitude it takes to be a great artist. The “Unique blend of beat-boxing meshed with folk guitar and socially conscious lyrics – City News” is fast becoming one of those artists who demand your attention.
He has toured Australia, released an EP (If I Was Earth) and a very well received self-titled album, ‘The Lyrical’ to critical acclaim. The Lyrical is also a proud Official Cole Clark Artist.