Jay's latest project is the vehicle for a widescreen, emotionally complex body of songs exploring sexuality, obsession and the myriad conflicting undercurrents of city life. After coming out in 2016, Jay travelled to Paris to adjust to the realities of her new identity. Living in a culture at once familiar and alien triggered an outpouring of music unlike anything she’d written before. Strength is a constant theme: most significantly the strength to define yourself on your own terms.
Emerging from the same tightknit community as LA Salami and Francobollo, while working with close collaborators Kristofer Harris (Ghostpoet/Belle & Sebastian), Charles Watson (Slow Club) and Adam French - and with support from Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1) and Chris Hawkins (BBC 6 Music) - 2018 is Amaroun’s for the taking.