Emma—Jean Thackray

Yellow

£23.99
  • Emma—Jean Thackray - Yellow
2nd July 2021 / LP or CD / Movementt
     

Emma—Jean Thackray

Yellow

£23.99
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We cannot contain our excitement on this one. She is the one.

Released: 2nd July 2021
This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 2nd July 2021. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

The debut album by Emma-Jean Thackray feels exactly like the sort of thing we’ve been longing for over the last 12 months: a transcendent, human, shared experience. Across its 49 minutes, Yellow draws glowing lines between ‘70s jazz fusion and P-Funk, the cosmic invocations of Sun Ra and Alice Coltrane, and the gorgeous orchestration of the Beach Boys.

Indie 2LP is Clear Vinyl.

I wanted the whole thing to sound like a psychedelic trip,” explains Thackray. “You put on the first track, it takes you through this intense experience for almost an hour, and then you emerge on the other side transformed.” The result is an album that speaks the language of positivity, as rich lyrically as it is musically. You might best understand what Thackray does through reference to auteur figures like Brian Wilson or Madlib, who straddle instrumentation, arrangement and production in order to bring the sound in their head to fruition. As a composer, producer, singer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ, Emma is just as at home working with the London Symphony Orchestra as she is hosting her show on Worldwide FM. Production credits and collaborations include the likes of Squid, Makaya McCraven, BLU and Pinty.

Format /LP or CD
Released /2nd July 2021
Catalogue / MVMTT04LPC
Barcode / 5060263724117
Label /Movementt
Genre / Jazz
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