:: A very decent electronic pop and dance album!
Sydney’s duo of Hugo Gruzman and James Lyell, better known as Hugo & Jimmy or likewise Flight Facilities, initially started making music by remixing other artists. They have been releasing singles and EP’s of their own now since 2010, and time’s arrived for their debut full-length: Down To Earth is out now and you can take a full listen.
Down To Earth was officially released on October 27, 2014 via Australia’s Future Classic label / Glassnote Records. Germany and Austria already saw released on October 24. The album is available as download, CD and 2×12″ white vinyl LP. You can buy digitally from iTunes or order your physical copy directly from the Flight Facilities Store. The store also offers the digital album on a lovely, plane-shaped usb stick.
Sunshine is the new single taken from Down To Earth. The track features New York comedian and musician Reggie Watts and come with a music video shot by Rhett Wade-Ferrel, watch/listen above. Previous single Two Bodies features vocals by award-winning singer-songwriter Emma Louise, check out the song below.
Down To Earth is now streaming in its entirety below (via Spotify), you simply need to install the app. The set of fourteen tracks features last year’s wonderful single Clair De Lune featuring Brooklyn-based vocalist Christine Hoberg as well as the previously released tracks Stand Still (featuring Micky Green) and Crave You (featuring Giselle). Down To Earth also features contributions by Melbourne’s own Owl Eyes, hotly tipped rapper Bishop Nehru, Stee Downes and Kylie Minogue.
Flight Facilities are touring Australia until November 21. Afterwards they will be playing four European and two US shows, check out the dates below.
02. Two Bodies feat. Emma Louise
03. Sunshine feat. Reggie Watts
04. Waking Bliss
05. Stand Still feat. Micky Green
07. Clair De Lune feat. Christine Hoberg
08. Hold Me Down feat. Stee Downes
09. Heart Attack feat. Owl Eyes
11. Why do you feel feat. Bishop Nehru
12. Down to Earth
13. Crave You [Reprise]
14. Crave You feat. Giselle
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Sun 06 Nov 2014 // Adelaide, Australia // HQ
Tue 08 Nov 2014 // Fremantle, Australia // Metropolis
Wed 12 – Fri 14 Nov 2014 // Melbourne, Australia // The Forum
Sat 15 Nov 2014 // Brisbane, Australia // The Tivoli
Thu 20 – Fri 21 Nov 2014 // Sydney, Australia // Enmore
Thu 27 Nov 2014 // Berlin, Germany // Lido
>> The full touring schedule is available here.
The Line Of Best Fit − Flight Facilities – Down To Earth [Review]
More ‘Flight Facilities’ on Music Pickings:
2013, Dec 21 − Clair De Lune (feat. Christiane Hoberg)