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Jessy Lanza - Oh No

CD: £11.99

Label: Hyperdub

Release date: 13.05.2016

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Jessy Lanza's second album 'Oh No' is addressed to her own constant nervousness. The pressure of music making, which used to calm her nerves, has led to a whole new world of contingencies that stoke the anxiety mill. The exclamation 'Oh No', for Jessy, marks yet another incident of randomness interrupting her tranquillity. All of which seems at odds with the confidence and spontaneity of this second album as well as recent collaborations with the likes of Caribou, DJ Spinn and Morgan Geist and his Galleria project. Made in her hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, with production partner Jeremy Greenspan from Junior Boys, the plaintive, reverb drizzled mood of the first album has all but given away to a more direct, self-assured and joyful album...

Staff Reviews

Jessy Lanza's second album, made with production partner Jeremy Greenspan (Junior Boys). Touches of '80s funk, synth pop, R'n'B, electro and footwork all crop up in an album of pop effervescence. The sound of summer.

By Adam Gillison



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