Lapsley - Long Way Home
Southport-raised, London-based singer, songwriter and producer Holly 'Lapsley' Fletcher releases her highly-anticipated debut album on XL Recordings. The twelve track album features new versions of her previous acclaimed releases 'Hurt Me', 'Falling Short', 'Painter' and 'Station', as well as brand new single 'Love Is Blind'. For the bulk of 'Long Way Home' she worked with XL's in-house producer Rodaidh McDonald. 'Long Way Home' documents a turbulent time in Lapsley's life - a period in which she reveled in her new-found music career as it took her from Liverpool to London to Los Angeles and back again. Often on 'Long Way Home' Lapsley recasts her romantic troubles in a different light - in the track 'Silverlake' likening the inevitability of the relationship's demise to California's dwindling water supply, or on fabulous disco number 'Operator (He Doesn't Call Me)' imagining the trials of a long distance lover in the telephone switchboard age, accompanied by YouTubed samples and a live bass part from veteran bassist Otto Williams.