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Jamie xx and Robyn release the French Touch single ‘Life’

Jamie xx and Robyn release the French Touch single ‘Life’


After being very quiet for a number of years, Robyn has popped up twice on new songs this month. Firstly, with Yung Lean on a Charli XCX remix and now as a featured vocalist on ‘Life’ a new single from Jamie xx’s forthcoming album Waves (20th September 2024).

The song is in Robyn’s wheelhouse with big disco orchestration samples of Cerrone, a French Touch feel and big skittering beats to match the Swedish pop powerhouse’s vocals.

Listen here:

Speaking about “Life”, Jamie says:

“I made this track pretty fast (for me) and I loved it from day one. When I first heard Robyn’s vocal it was at 6am after finishing playing at Pacha in Ibiza, it was the perfect moment. Robyn and I have spent time working together and hanging out for some years now, it’s always a joy and always inspiring, I’m so glad and grateful that she is a part of In Waves. Thank you Robyn for bringing this track to life!”

“I just want to see how Life gets people dancing this summer. I can’t wait for that. Jamie is such a brilliant creator, I’m excited to be part of his album.”


Last week, Jamie shared ‘Treat Each Other Right’.

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The album features features collaborations with Robyn, The Avalanches, Kelsey Lu, John Glacier and Panda Bear, Oona Doherty and The xx’s Romy and Oliver Sim, along with previous singles ‘Baddy On The Floor’ witth Honey Dijon which followed non-album singles ‘It’s So Good’‘Let’s Do It Again’ and ‘Kill Dem’.

Jamie xx – In Waves tracklist:

1. Wanna
2. Treat Each Other Right
3. Waited All Night (ft. Romy & Oliver Sim)
4. Baddy On The Floor (
ft. Honey Dijon)
5. Dafodil (ft. Kelsey Lu, John Glacier & Panda Bear)
6. Still Summer
7. Life (
ft. Robyn)
8. The Feeling I Get From You
9. Breather
10. All You Children (
ft. The Avalanches)
11. Every Single Weekend (Interlude)
12. Falling Together (
ft. Oona Doherty)

Deluxe LP Bonus 12” Package:
1. F U (ft. Erykah Badu)
2. It’s So Good
3. Do Something
4. Let’s Do It Again
5. Kill Dem


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