BEYOND THE WIZARD’S SLEEVE – The Soft Bounce LP + DL
Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: the sonic brotherhood of Erol Alkan and Richard Norris.
‘Album Of The Week’ – The Guardian ★★★★
‘Alkan and Norris really do possess the magic touch’ – Q ★★★★
“A brilliant debut which fizzes with inventiveness” – The Line Of Best Fit ★★★★★★★★
‘A brilliant distillation of everything BTWS stand for’ – Loud & Quiet ★★★★★★★★
‘It’s been well worth the wait’ – Mixmag ★★★★★★★★
‘The Soft Bounce is a joy from start to finish’ – Shindig ★★★★★
‘The whole thing really is a treat’ – ‘Album Of The Month’ Electronic Sounds
As with the previous singles, the sleeve was designed by Erol Alkan and Phil Sims (Neighbour UK) based around a shot of the band’s instruments by Ellis Scott, photographed in the old Decca studios in Finsbury Park. Guest vocalists include Blaine Harrison of Mystery Jets, Euros Childs of Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, Jane Weaver, Holly Miranda, Jon Savage and Hannah Peel.