Saturday, 19 September 2009

About Time! (New Basement Jaxx album - Scars)

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Ive been a Basement Jaxx fan since as long as I can remember.. theres something quite euphoric about their tracks and when i reach certain high points of my life I always seem to get drawn into dropping a few tracks of theirs onto my playlist to keep me up in high spirits. Some of their classics include..
Wheres your head at? or even Lucky Star Ft. Dizzee Rascal

Their long awaited album Scars FINALLY arrives on the 21st of this month...

If the tracklist is anything to go by..courtesy of Wikipedia..
  1. "Scars" (featuring Kelis, Meleka & Chipmunk) - 4:15
  2. "Raindrops" - 4:10
  3. "She's No Good" (featuring Eli "Paperboy" Reed) - 3:26
  4. "Saga" (featuring Santigold) - 2:42
  5. "Feelings Gone" (featuring Sam Sparro) - 3:42
  6. "My Turn" (featuring Lightspeed Champion) - 4:52
  7. "A Possibility" (featuring Amp Fiddler) - 2:45
  8. "Twerk" (featuring Yo! Majesty) - 3:30
  9. "Day of the Sunflowers (We March On)" (featuring Yoko Ono) - 5:59
  10. "What's a Girl Got to Do?" (featuring Paloma Faith) - 4:04
  11. "Stay Close" (featuring Lisa Kekaula) - 3:01
  12. "D.I.S.tractionz" (featuring Jose Hendrix) - 5:03
  13. "Gimme Somethin' True" (featuring Jose James) - 5:29
Amp Fiddler?! Jose James?! Kelis & Chipmunk?! This album could potentially be pretty decent!

Their first release from the album...i love the lyrics to this track...it definately has that Jaxx feel to it...Raindrops

This track ive been playing on replay for the past 2 weeks....very camp...very euphoric and the video is the campest video ive seen in a long while...featuring vocals from the amazing Vula -   Feelings Gone ft. Sam Sparro

and a little taster to the album....Kelis...Meleka and Chipmunk.....very different sound to what Basement Jaxx go for...Chase and Status came to mind....the animation is going to be part of the backdrop of their European tour at the end of this year... Scars Ft. Kelis, Meleka & Chipmunk

also a little heads up....Basement Jaxx..Fatboyslim...Stereo Mcs at a secret location on the 30th September ...tickets go to charity...click here for tickets

Review on Basement Jaxx album soon come!

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