In the rich tapestry of Platoon’s dynamic new EP, ‘A UK Gospel Celebration,’ one song emerges as a gentle but profound testament to faith and trust. ‘In Control‘ by Folabi Nuel is a harmonious fusion of soothing melodies and heartfelt lyrics, gently reminding us of God’s unwavering presence in every facet of our lives. With its calming tones and reassuring message, the song extends an open invitation to trust in God’s sovereignty and find hope in His unwavering guidance.

Folabi Nuel, a dynamic creative, singer, songwriter, and recording artist of Nigerian origin, carries his unique sound across global boundaries. His remarkable musical journey has led to collaborations with renowned artists such as Timi Dakolo, Johnny Drille, Nosa, and many more. Beyond his musical prowess, he has also made an indelible mark in the Nollywood movie landscape, contributing as a music composer and music supervisor. His music has graced the soundtracks of acclaimed movies like ‘Ije’ and ‘The Wives.’

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Folabi Nuel stands as a prominent voice among the new generation of creatives, driven by a passionate desire to make a difference through his art. He achieves this through his tireless efforts to share his music with the world as he tours and performs across continents, sharing his voice and songs with whoever will listen.

With a voice that possesses immediate presence and grace, ‘In Control’ resonates with those who may feel as though their world is crumbling. From the very first note, Folabi’s vocal tonality captivates and mesmerises, offering a soothing and calming embrace. It’s a song that beckons you to lean into its message, to find strength in vulnerability, and to place unwavering trust in a higher power.

Folabi Nuel shares his inspiration behind the song: “I was in a season of doubt and found myself in a low place in my life when I heard these words: ‘when you are feeling, remember I am in control.’ Those words etched in my mind, I rushed to my home studio and, in a mere two hours, produced an entire song around them.”
With ‘In Control,’ Folabi Nuel unveils a piece of his heart, an offering of solace and hope in times of doubt. The song’s emotive power lies not just in its melody but in the genuine authenticity of Nuel’s performance. It’s a true testament to his greatness as an artist, and with this track, he invites listeners to join him on a journey of faith, trust, and rediscovery of the divine presence that guides our lives.

‘In Control’ serves as a tranquil refuge amidst life’s storms, a gentle reminder that, no matter the challenges we face, there’s a higher power guiding our steps.
Folabi also collaborated with fellow Christian artist Sharyn on Donnie McClurkin’s classic ‘Great Is Your Mercy’. An artist who has had a big impact on Folabi growing up, the two create a beautiful rendition of this track that will certainly leave a lasting impression on the listener.

Folabi says ”It was so exciting to work with Sharyn, she has such a beautiful voice and a great personality.”

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