The New Deal artist

The New Deal is a project founded by UK Oi pioneers Cockney Rejects front man Jeff Turner and Swedish boogie rock Diamond Dogs front man Sulo Karlsson. Jeff Turner was only 15 years old 1979 when he formed the band The Cockney Rejects in London together with his 3 years older brother Mick. Through their street punk underground hit “Oi, Oi, Oi” and their hooligan background (supporting West Ham) they domed a whole new genre that would spread all over the world and influence bands like Rancid, Dropkick Murphys etc. Sulo Karlsson is one of Sweden’s most creative songwriters and was the frontman for Swedish boogie band The Diamond Dogs. Released 12 albums and toured all over Europe with artists such as Ian Hunter, Nazareth, The Cult, The Damned etc. He formed The Crunch 2012 with former Clash drummer Terry Chimes, Dave Tregunna (Sham 69) and Jeff’s brother Mick. They’ve released 2 albums so far. Cockney Rejects has since the start released 10 albums, toured all over the world, released a biographical film etc. Sulo worked in many different genres like Rock n Roll, punk, soul, country and will release the country duet album “Brilliant Outsiders”(Cargo Records) September 2018 Featuring duets with Maria Mckee, Paul Young, Bellamy Brothers, Janis Ian etc .