NME and BBC Top 5 tips for 2011 28 yr old Londoner Jamie Woon releases his debut album "Mirrorwriting" A debut that's ripe for that transition from niche to mainstream. It's a deeply personal record that draws from R'nB, folk, '80s and '90s soul and pop, UK bass culture and the blues. It digs into emotions we all feel and sends them spinning, just-recognisable, back to usPress highlights so far including: recent Guardian 3 page feature, Observer lead page live review, New To Q feature, Sunday Telegraph feature mention, Sunday Times Culture. Features to come include The Word, Sunday Times Culture, Saturday Times Playlist, The Mirror, The Sun, Disorder, The Beat, Mixmag (album of the month), The Fly, Metro, ASOS. Pitchfork have also posted their Rise feature with Jamie where they describe Mirrorwriting as “a moody, beat-based LP that recalls Michael Jackson's smooth 1990s jams filtered through the syncopated snares of Burial”, “Fantastically slow-burning modern soul” The Independent, Woon takes the maligned pop-soul genre somewhere special, making the overly-familiar unfamiliar once more” The Observer, "The next XX" Telegraph.
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