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JOY ORBISON

still slipping vol. 1

XL Recordings



limited lp - 1 per customer (pre-order)

Expected Release: 13th Aug 2021

£15.99


cd (pre-order)

Expected Release: 13th Aug 2021

£10.99


Fans of Joy O’s DJ sets and radio shows will already be aware of his diverse tastes and inspirations, represented here through a roll call of delicately curated, mainly UK, collaborators that include Herron, James Massiah, Bathe, Léa Sen, Goya Gumbani and TYSON.

‘still slipping vol.1’ is the debut full length project from Joy Orbison. Just as important are the voices of Joy Orbison's family - mum, dad, sister Sarah, uncle Frankie, uncle Keith (recently departed), auntie Helen and cousins Lola and Mia, as well as Leighann, who was the first person to introduce him to drum and bass and garage as a kid and stars on the mixtape’s cover art. They appear throughout the record via a series of voice notes, his only contact with his family during this year of worldwide lockdown and an intimate, vicarious glimpse into the personal world of an artist who has generally side-stepped the public gaze.

still slipping vol. 1

Tracklist

  1. w/ dad & frankie
  2. sparko (feat. Herron)
  3. swag w/ kav (feat. James Massiah & Bathe)
  4. better (feat. Léa Sen)
  5. bernard?
  6. runnersz
  7. rraine (feat. Edna)
  8. glorious amateurs
  9. s gets jaded
  10. froth sipping
  11. layer 6
  12. in drink
  13. playground (feat. Goya Gumbani)
  14. born slipping (feat. TYSON)