Float away with Jamie Isaac’s woozy “Fool’n”

Listen to a slow jam about falling out of love with music by the London-based artist.

November 01, 2018

Earlier this year Jamie Isaac, the south London singer-songwriter and close affiliate of King Krule, released his second album, (04:30 Idler). Keen to keep the momentum going, today he's back with more new music; a slow jam titled “Fool’n.”

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"Fool'n" will be familar to fans of Isaac's late night jazzy sound, though it comes with a beefed up instrumental that Isaac credits to looking back to the 1960s for influence. “I wanted to marry the ‘wall of sound’ production style, which I’ve been obsessed with since I was a kid, with completely juxtaposing lyrics," he told The FADER via email.

"The song is about me falling out of love with music which is how I felt earlier this year, there were moments I wanted to stop all together. So I wanted that big romantic production style that would classically need a lot of money to achieve and to talk about why maybe that route hasn’t been good for me.”

Check out "Fool'n" above. Jamie Isaac tours the U.K. in November. His dates can be found below.

Patterns, Brighton (November 20)
Crofters Rights, Bristol (November 21)
Yes, Manchester (November 23)
Headrow House, Leeds (November 24)
Hare and Hounds, Birmingham (November 26)

Thumbnail image courtesy of Bolande Banjo.

Float away with Jamie Isaac’s woozy “Fool’n”