“We just came together, plugged in and played,” says Justin Adams of ‘In Trance’, a one-take marvel that begs repeated listening. “We played it exactly as we play it live. It was a bit like controlling a runaway horse – that is completely spooked!”
This is a short extract from the full fifteen-minute trance excursion whose lyrics tell of betrayal as it careens and wheels through a sonic landscape. “It’s raw and swinging and has that slightly distorted sheet-of-sound vibe that Moroccan artists like The Musicians of Jajouka have where everyone is doing their own little pushes and pulls and twists and twiddles and weaving this incredible sonic web.”
The debut album by JuJu will be available via Society of Sound later this month.