Epic in measurement and scope, November 4 sees the 3 instances GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter release her breathtaking new album collection. The comply with up to the critically acclaimed ‘High Glow’, ‘MEMENTO’ carries with it an outstanding 28-track-powerful, vocation-spanning double-disc’s worth of audio. The album features a host of work alongside some of the world’s finest recognized electronic tunes producers, Aly & Fila, Cosmic Gate, Markus Schulz, BT, Ferry Corsten and Tiësto among them. ‘MEMENTO’ also involves her very best-identified releases (‘As The Rush Comes’, Imagination’, ‘Fall Into You’ and others), as properly as her most current singles, ‘Sunrise’, ‘By My Side’ and ‘Long Way Home’
Such is its expanse, ‘MEMENTO’ could yet be viewed not just as a JES album, but the JES album. The singer/songwriter herself goes on to make clear, “it’s been a extensive time because I labored on placing collectively an album. At the time we began on the tracklist and new thoughts, it speedily grew until eventually it was noticeable that we would need to have to rethink its shipping format. I required to make a little something that showcased not just what I am doing proper now but also the development from the place it all commenced. It is been an wonderful journey with so several watershed moments. Which is in which the name ‘MEMENTO’ came from. It is like a memento for myself as considerably as any individual.”
JES is an artist who’s been at ease working in a solo capacity for extended than most. Which is evidenced through ‘MEMENTO’, where larger than 50 % its tracks have her identify and hers on your own. As at any time, they’re hallmarked by genuine lyrics and legitimate-self reflections, where by JES’ first-hand activities of lifetime and adore inform her do the job. Even though a lot of carry that club pulse, other people – ‘We Belong To The Night’, ‘Tight Wires’, ‘Forever Young’ amongst them, are a lot less dancefloor-centric, with more, laidback, downtempo or daytime intents. Other JES standalones on the album started lifetime with more radio-oriented natures, just before remaining remixed into the clubbier night. Amongst all those lending further views are Disco Fries, Andy Moor, ReOrder and Robert Nickson. The album also features Will Atkinson’s remodeling of ‘Imagination’, which, on launch, topped the Beatport chart for close to a thirty day period.
For JES, the composition and development of a music will generally lie at the coronary heart of what she does. Talking about her ‘MEMENTO’ producing procedure, the singer shares that, “I at times get a lyric or title in my head and work back to a track from that. Other periods I could possibly get a observe from an individual which conjures up a melody, and the lyrics appear afterwards. I like to stroll and sing in my head or write songs in the shower with no audio at all. In some cases I’ll be executing anything all around the home, and a song will just pop into my head, and I know it is a keeper! I even aspiration comprehensive tunes at times, but I only at any time handle to capture pieces of them when I wake up. The foundation of all my tunes is my personal emotional barometer. When I get an notion, I will are living with it for a working day or two to see if it still touches me. If it does, I thrust it forward. Tunes like ‘We Belong To The Night’ and ‘Tight Wires’ have a definite emotion for me. I live by means of them when I’m operating on them. They are like chapters in a more substantial story or touchstone moments in someone’s lifestyle. A selection of people moments and connections that keep with us.”
A testomony to JES’ estimable profession and the influence she’s experienced on the scene, her roll simply call of collaborations is in essence a Who’s Who of trance new music. ‘MEMENTO’ attributes do the job alongside producers including Aly & Fila, Cosmic Gate, Markus Schulz, BT, Ferry Corsten and Tiësto. Of individuals, new interpretations of classics generally perform a aspect and the album has fresh new requires from the likes of MarLo, STANDERWICK, ReOrder, Solis & Sean Truby, Fonzerelli, Ciaran McAuley and some others.
Talking about ‘MEMENTO’s path to release, JES reflects that “the plan of albums as a full has changed so substantially. Now we have so substantially need for written content, that we are all on this regular output line. They’ve grow to be like a gift for the fans at the finish of a task. Conversing about her approach for the album, she goes on to say, “It is challenging for me to end a collection like this mainly because I’m normally wondering of new strategies for the tunes! It is tricky to restrict oneself but producing anything that people can link with means it has to be thematic, so I let those instinctive ideas guide me and check out not to stray also significantly from that.”
A decade + in the ready … and in numerous respects even much more in the earning, on November 4, JES’ provides her magnum opus LP, ‘MEMENTO’. For lovers both equally set up and new, it is as necessary as important gets. You can come across it on by all good income or streaming platforms listed here [https://blackhole.lnk.to/Memento]