We’re thrilled to announce JayWood‘s new album Slingshot is out on July 15th! Feeling disconnected from his past and ancestry after the death of a parent, JayWood made a conscious effort to better understand his identity and unique Black experience living in the predominantly white province of Manitoba. Through a year of self-reflection and reconnection with his roots, JayWood has made the biggest leap forward by simply looking back. Slingshot is a self-portrait of JayWood at his surface and his depths, merging fantasy scenarios, personal anecdotes, and infectious pop and dance instrumentals.
Pre-save or pre-order ‘Slingshot’: https://jaywood.ffm.to/slingshot.vlb
Along with the announcement, JayWood has shared a new single “Just Sayin”. Originally written by JayWood with the intention to be given to another artist to perform, instead pushed himself to expand his vocal range and embody the confidence that pop music requires for the track.
Listen to “Just Sayin”: https://jaywood.ffm.to/justsayin.vlb
“The song is about creating equal opportunity for people in need, and lending a helping hand if you can. It’s a super simple thought that I think could easily get overlooked, but having a catchy reminder like this might subliminally provoke some thought.”
Slingshot is available for pre-order now, including the Captured Tracks exclusive orange crush vinyl edition.
Pre-order ‘Slingshot’: https://www.omnianmusicgroup.com/products/slingshot-pre-order