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Gil Scott-Heron Teams Up with Jamie xx on ‘We’re New Here’ LP

First Single, Video Unleashed Today.

Nov 30, 2010
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It's an unlikely pairing-one's a revered spoken word performer known for his fusion of soul and blues, while the other's a young producer/musician who's a member of 2009's biggest buzz band (The xx) and remixes 2009's biggest buzz solo act (Florence + the Machine). But when Gil Scott-Heron's raw vocals are paired with Jamie xx's sharply minimalist beats, the result is an enigmatic dance track fit for only the darkest underground clubs.

On February 22nd, Scott-Heron and Jamie xx will release We're New Here, which sees Jamie xx remixing 13 tracks off I'm New Here, Scott-Heron's most recent record. The hard-hitting, darkly-tinged first single, "NY Is Killing Me," is available for download today at boomkat or you can stream the track below. 

 


Read full review of NY Is Killing Me - Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx on Boomkat.com ©

 

Interest still peaked? Watch the music video below for single "NY Is Killing Me."

 

(www.xlrecordings.com)



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