David Joseph


A founder member of Brit Funk pioneers Hi-Tension, David enjoyed well-deserved UK chart success with them with hits like ‘Hi-Tension’ & ‘British Hustle’, both released on Island Records back in 1978…


Hi-Tension were themselves born out of the early 1970’s outfit Hott Waxx & stayed together until the early 1980’s when the band split. David then pursued a solo career which culminated in the smash hit ‘You Can’t Hide (Your Love From Me’), the classic electronic/soul anthem from 1982 & lifted from his highly succesful ‘Joys Of Life’ LP.

After further releases on the 4th & Broadway & Mango imprints, plus a brief re-union with the Hi-Tension guys & a greatest hits release, David has continued to work hard on the UK club circuit. He made an impromptu first appearance @ Summer Soulstice in 2010 which put the wheels in motion for him to return the following year, much to the delight of the Soulstice crowd.

In 2016 David released a collaboration single with reggae artist BlackIE called ‘Favorite Kind of Lie’ which to date, has had well over a million plays on Spotify.

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