Listen: Jamie xx – ‘Life ft. Robyn’

Following the announcement of his long-awaited second album In Waves (to be released 20th September via Young / Remote Control), London musician, DJ and producer Jamie xx today reveals the latest single from the album. A collaboration with Robyn on her first major new release since 2018’s Honey, ‘Life’ arrives in a blaze of horns and filtered loops, a hymn as nu-disco affirmation featuring one of the most iconic vocalists in recent times. 

Speaking about ‘Life’, Jamie says: “I made this track pretty fast (for me) and I loved it from day one. When I first heard Robyn’s vocal it was at 6am after finishing playing at Pacha in Ibiza, it was the perfect moment.”

Across the album’s 12 tracks, which arrive 9 years on from his GRAMMY, BRIT, Ivor Novello and Mercury Music Prize-nominated debut album In Colour, Jamie replicates the emotional crescendos and thrilling volatility of an almost mystical night out alongside a cast of further collaborators that includes The Avalanches, Kelsey Lu, John Glacier and Panda Bear, Oona Doherty and his The xx bandmates Romy and Oliver Sim.

Pre-order / Pre-save In Waves here.

Listen / Download ‘Life’ here.

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