Control Vol. 1 is the follow up to his two past projects on DREAM titled, Kinetic and Surrender as well as his single offering to the God’s Not Dead: A Light In Darkness soundtrack where he also made a cameo in the film. His first single “Pray It Up” recently debuted on the Billboard Christian National Audience Chart and is currently at #45. The song has also garnered over 800,000 streams across all retail accounts. Check out "On Time" via YouTube below.
Reviews have been coming in on Control Vol. 1. Check out what everybody’s saying about the album:
“Joel’s playful summery tones make Control an absolute delight to listen to while his meaningful lyrics worm their way deep into your soul. His ‘control’ over his delivery is masterful and Control must be considered a must purchase.” – JesusWired.com
“Control, Vol. 1 finds the singer in peak form, turning in an effort that, at long last, succeeds in bringing his undeniable underlying talent into its sharpest focus.” – JesusFreakHideOut.com
“This record ought to gain currency with lovers of today’s pop music. If you like the fresh bouncy beats of Top 40 radio, there’s much to enjoy here. ” – Hallels
“Never a morose moment or any hints of dateness, this is the type of Christian music that engages.” – Breathecast