Maya Jane Coles Shares New Single from 'Take Flight'; New Album Out Friday
2017 will see Maya Jane Coles release her second album, Take Flight, on her own label I/AM/ME via Skint Records/BMG. Take Flight is her most substantial body of work to date and is the long awaited follow up to her debut album "Comfort" (2013) and her "Nocturnal Sunshine" project (2015). Danny Howard - filling in for Pete Tong on his BB1 Radio show while he's away - premiered the latest single from the album, "Trails." Listen to the single now via all platforms https://MJC.lnk.to/TrailsPR
In case you missed, Coles also recently released a video for album track "Weak," check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qQb25KvdfY
Take Flight is available now for pre-order and if you head to Maya's website you can purchase a limited edition USB stick, which includes the 24 album tracks, 2 exclusive instrumental, HD artwork and the music video for "Weak".
ake Flight has been preceded by the critically acclaimed EP Won't Let You Down, which is receiving worldwide support from DJs in the clubs and on the radio - Pete Tong made the title track his "Essential New Tune". Featuring remixes of "Won't Let You Down" from Catz 'n Dogz and ParideSaranceni , album track "Cherry Bomb" plus "Round In Circles," the EP's various tracks saw premieres with Wonderland, Mixmag, Complex, Grooveand Huffington Post. A further EP Weak/Werk will drop imminently!
Maya is an enigma in today's music world. On this album - as with all her releases - she has written, produced, engineered, arranged, mixed and performed every track, even designing the artwork herself.
Opening track "Weak" kicks off the album with sublime soundscapes and low-slung drums, title track 'Take Flight' offers a trip-hop inspired beat with a psychedelic twist.
The album sees guest appearances from enigmatic singer-songwriter and long time Maya collaborator Chelou on "Darkside," which is slow, vivid and totally immersive, We Fell To Earth singer Wendy Rae Fowler on "A Chemical Affair" and "Misty Morning" before singer Rachel Butt from the band GAPS features on "Keep Me Warm." Maya released GAPS debut album on I/AM/ME.
From the high octane 'Passing Me by' to the visceral 'Trails', 'Take Flight' offers an eclectic selection of immersive tracks that are certain to excite old and new fans alike, all over the world.
Maya has already experienced a phenomenal year of global gigs starting with a double header at Coachella (USA) in April and UK festivals such as Parklife and Wildlife as well as on going appearances throughout the summer in Ibiza at Ushuaia and Pacha. Maya will also support electronic titans Depeche Mode on the European leg of their tour this July and play many more festival appearances including Tomorrowland (Belgium), SW4 (UK), Creamfields (UK) and Rock in Rio (Brazil) amongst others.
To date Maya has played in over 40 countries worldwide, released mix compilations for DJ Kicks and Fabric Live, been sampled on Nicki Minaj' smega hit "Truffle Butter" as well as remixing artists from The XX, Bonobo and Little Dragon through to Florence & The Machine, Sam Smith and Ella Fitzgerald.
Fans can preorder / pre save the album here and receive the tracks 'Won't Let You Down' and Cherry Bomb instantly when buying via Maya's store or iTunes.
Maya Jane Coles - Take Flight
(Aug 25th - I/AM/ME)
Bo & Wing
Darkside feat Chelou
A Chemical Affair feat Wendy Rae Fowler
Misty Morning feat Wendy Rae Fowler
Keep Me Warm feat GAPS
Let You Go
Won't Let You Down
On My Way
Go On And Make It Through
Passing Me By
Take Flight is released August 25th through 'I/AM/ME' / Skint Records / BMG Records.