Jamie xx Announces Debut Album


Friday 27th March 2015

Jamie xx will release his debut album In Colour on June 1, 2015 on Young Turks. The eleven track LP includes previous releases "Girl" and "Sleep Sound" as well as forthcoming single "Loud Places," which features vocals from The xx bandmate; Romy Madley Croft. Watch the Simon Halsall and Jean-Baptiste Fugger-directed video to "Loud Places" below.


In addition, a fourth taster from In Colour - album opener "Gosh" - has also been made available to hear. Listen here.

The release of In Colour comes on the back of an incredible six year creative period for Jamie xx, which has seen him alternate effortlessly between his role as founding member and producer of The xx, and creator of more electronic and club orientated music as Jamie xx. A string of acclaimed productions in recent years including debut solo single "Far Nearer," remixes for the likes of AdeleRadiohead and Florence & The Machine, production work for Drake and Alicia Keys plus We're New Here - Jamie's seminal reworking of Gil Scott-Heron'final studio album - hinted at what was to come. With In Colour - a bold, celebratory, emotional record that features collaborations with The xx band mates Romy Madley Croft ("Seesaw" and "Loud Places") and Oliver Sim("Stranger In A Room"), Young Thug and Popcaan ("Good Times") and Four Tet ("Seesaw") - Jamie delivers his definitive artistic statement. 

The full In Colour track list is:

1. Gosh
2. Sleep Sound
3. SeeSaw (featuring Romy)
4. Obvs
5. Just Saying
6. Stranger In A Room (featuring Oliver Sim)
7. Hold Tight
8. Loud Places (featuring Romy)
9. I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times) (featuring Young Thug & Popcaan)
10. The Rest Is Noise
11. Girl 

Pre-order In Colour here

Jamie xx will be performing around the world over the coming months, including a hometown show at London's St. John's Church on Friday June 5 to celebrate the release of In Colour. Full dates below.

March 27 - Big Ears Festival, Knoxville TN, USA
March 28 - Slingshot Festival, 40 Watt Club, Athens GA, USA
April 9 - Mansion Magnolia, Guadalajara, Mexico
April 10 - SALA, Mexico City, Mexico
April 12 - Coachella Festival, Indio CA, USA
April 16 - Pappy and Harriets, Pioneertown CA, USA
April 18 - Hacienda Beach Club, Palm Springs CA, USA
April 18 - Coachella Festival, Indio CA, USA
May 16 - Nuits Sonores, Lyon, France
May 23 - Young Turks @ The Bombed Out Church, Liverpool, UK
May 30 - Forbidden Fruit, Dublin, Ireland
June 5 - St. John's Church, London, UK
June 6 - Parklife Festival, Manchester, UK
June 7 - Wildlife Festival, Brighton, UK
June 12-13 -  Bestival Toronto, Toronto, Canda
June 13 - Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester NH, USA
June 19 - Sonar Festival, Barcelona, Spain
June 26-28 -  AIM Electronic Music Festival, Montreal, Canada
July 4 - Pitch Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
July 4 - Roskilde Festival, Roskilde, Denmark
July 9 - Montreux Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
July 17 - Melt Festival, Berlin, Germany
July 19 - Pitchfork Music Festival, Chicago IL, USA
August 21 - Pukkelpop, Hasselt, Belgium
August 22 - Greenman Festival, UK
August 28 - Leeds Festival, Leeds, UK
August 30 - Reading Festival, Reading, UK
September 10 - Bestival, Isle Of White, UK


photo by Flavien Prioreau


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