The time has finally come; I am ready to release my debut solo album - By Name. By Nature.
There will be two separate launch dates. One for the CD pre-release, and the other an official release to include vinyl and digital.
Read more to find out how to pre-order and hear the record first!
Two and a half years in the making, it was in September 2017 that I first began producing songs for this album, launching my first single I Need a Change way back in March 2018.
Although it may seem a long time coming, I can at least say that I've kept busy throughout that time, also releasing two albums with John Holden, and one with Zio (all now available from my shop, by the way).
Anyway, I'm pleased to confirm that yesterday I finally sent off the masters for pressing, and the physical CD will soon be in our hands.
CD RELEASE - Friday 5th June 2020
I will bring out the CD in just four weeks time, on the 5th June. You can pre-order it now direct from my shop, where you can also choose to have it signed, or unsigned!
OFFICIAL RELEASE - Friday 7th August 2020
The official release - including vinyl and digital - will take place a couple of months later. So if you'd like to be one of the first to hear the record, I hope you'll grab yourself a copy of the CD.
Oh, and remember, there's also early-access opportunities available to my patrons via Patreon. So please become a patron today if you would like to stream the record in full.
Thank you so much for all the support you've given me. It's really all thanks to you that I've been able to finish this project, and I hope this music becomes as special to you as it is to me.
All my love,
That Joe Payne
01. The Thing About Me Is
02. By Name. By Nature.
03. Nice Boy
04. In My Head
05. What is the World Coming To
06. Love (Not the Same) [feat. Ms Amy Birks]
07. I Need a Change
08. End of the Tunnel
BONUS TRACKS (CD ONLY):
09. Music for a While
10. Moonlit Love
Music recorded at The Lodge Recording Studio or remotely from That Joe Payne’s home,
both located in Northampton, UK. Started in September 2017. Finished April 2020.
Music & lyrics by That Joe Payne. Engineered, mixed and mastered by Max Read.
Produced by That Joe Payne & Max Read with much love and care.
That Joe Payne - lead vocals, choir, piano, strings and other programming.
Max Read - bass (track 1), sampled vocals, choir and programming.
Duncan McLaughlan - guitar (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6 & 7), bass (track 6).
Nicholas Willes - drums and bass (tracks 5 & 7).
Lisa Martin - drums (tracks 1, 2 & 7).
Nikitas Kissonas - guitar (track 1).
Ms Amy Birks - vocals (track 7).
Cover art by Sarah Martin: www.sarahmartinartist.com