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Jamie Lenman Teams Up With Employed To Serve's Justine Jones For New Single

It's the first half of his new double A-side release, which also features Arcane Roots' Andrew Groves!

Jamie Lenman Teams Up With Employed To Serve's Justine Jones For New Single

Two of the UK's finest musicians, Jamie Lenman and Employed To Serve's Justine Jones, have teamed up for a new single (and video), Long Gone.

The track – which is premiering exclusively with K! below – is part of Jamie's brand-new double A-side single, also featuring the brilliant Andrew Groves from Arcane Roots on new tune Irrelevant. And if the collaboration on Long Gone is anything to go by, we're super-excited to hear that one, too.

Of the ace Long Gone, Jamie says: "This track is heavier than anything on [recent album] Devolver, but has still got that big chorus and it was made by the same people so it feels of a piece. It's about the dangers of nostalgia and being careful what you wish for, which is a theme that's present on the record also. Even though it's quite aggressive it still sounds quite bouncy and summer-y to me, perfect for belting out at the festivals! I met Justine when we had Employed To Serve at Lenmania last year, we did a song together and it was awesome. I thought it'd be great to get her on record and the verses on this track seemed like a perfect fit – she just let it rip with no warm-up and blew our faces off! Plus she's a local girl so she gets all my references. If I drop Woking Peacocks Centre into the convo she knows where I'm at."

Jamie's new A-side will be available digitally from June 8, as well as limited-edition marble blue on July 27 via Big Scary Monsters – pre-order that right here.

Catch Jamie Lenman live at the following dates soon:

June

10 Download Festival

July

13 2000trees Festival
21 Tramlines Festival

August

16 ArcTanGent Festival

September

8 Rocked Up Hootenanny

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