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Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx


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London, United Kingdom (2010 – present)

Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie xx is a collaboration between Scott-Heron & London producer Jamie Smith (aka Jamie xx). Scott-Heron had released “I’m New Here” (8 Feb ‘10, XL), his first album in thirteen years. While Jamie was fresh from touring his début album, The xx’s “xx” (17 Aug ‘09, Young Turks).

Jamie has reworked thirteen tracks of “I’m New Here”, to create “We’re New Here” (21 Feb ‘11, XL & Young Turks). The first fruit of the collaboration was “NY Is Killing Me” (29 Nov 2010, XL).

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    ny is killing me what a trackk

    6 Jan 2:17pm Reply
  • pandabrnd

    goosebump inducing

    2 Jan 7:09am Reply
  • emergingsynergy

    Been lovin' Gil Scott-Heron for a long time, since the days of "The Last Poets." He has a beautiful voice and a musically creative mind.... And this is a new discovery for me... Rare, to me! :) Love the affect and the effect. ;)

    23 Jul 2014 Reply
  • jamesusillxd

    Had no idea this was a thing, awesome!

    4 Jun 2014 Reply
  • crstnmnd

    In very nice! hea!!

    15 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Noxatron


    16 Sep 2013 Reply

    thank u jamie

    30 Jun 2013 Reply
  • nonviolent

    Simply amazing. Superb.

    28 Jun 2013 Reply
  • ChelseaSmile95

    That was dope ass collabo album.

    4 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Manthas


    29 May 2013 Reply
  • magda_p


    22 May 2013 Reply
  • pedro__182

    this is awesome.

    16 Apr 2013 Reply
  • girlpuke

    This album is awesome!

    13 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Kyonshii


    16 Jan 2013 Reply
  • M83J01P97

    @kele_simone: jamie xx has mentioned older Gil Scott-Heron tracks he was remixing before Heron passed away, so 'more' of this project isn't as far fetched as you might think.

    5 Jan 2013 Reply
  • kele_simone

    I'm just sitting here laughing at people asking for more

    26 Dec 2012 Reply
  • sugarfreeq

    this is awesome :X

    24 Nov 2012 Reply
  • majcia7161

    More more more i need more

    17 Nov 2012 Reply
  • nacht_vogel

    ill take care of u is dope as fuck

    12 Oct 2012 Reply
  • Dosva

    "Great stuff. Kind of like Burial with Gil's voice above it. I like it." <-----hahaha What?! There really isn't much in common between Burial and Jamie's production. They both create some really interesting music (I would certainly say Burial's is significantly more interesting) however there isn't much similar when it comes to composition, the writing and production of the rhythms, the atmospheres of the songs, the mixing and overall production of the songs themselves, you won't find a whole lot they share. Sorry.

    22 Sep 2012 Reply
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