Jamie XX to release solo single

By | Published on Wednesday 29 September 2010

The xx’s Jamie Smith is to release a solo single next month, he has revealed. Entitled ‘Far Nearer’, the track will be released by Glasgow electronic label Numbers, which has also put out music by the likes of Hudson Mowhawke, Rustie and Redinho. It was premiered on John Kennedy’s Xfm X-Posure show last night.

Smith told Xfm: “It’s a tune I made on one of our short breaks from touring and I was eager to make some new music. I got a steel pan and made this track and it is coming out on Numbers Records in about a month or so”.

The exact release date for the single has not yet been announced.