Every day now, Jamie xx is coming further out of the shadows. After hearing two new tracks from his debut In Colour album this week, he’s released a beautiful, understated video for “Loud Places.” It follows Jamie and xx bandmate Romy as they skateboard through the streets, something the two apparently

Romy and I grew up skateboarding together, when I was thinking of what the video for “Loud Places” should be, I kept coming back to the idea of Romy and I skating in London, visiting the places we used to go to. It’s a part of our friendship not many people really know about and it’s something I wanted to share.


In Colour will be released June 2 (June 1 in the U.K.). If you can’t wait that long, head over to Jamie’s website for some color-coordinated listening. Romy is joined by Young Thug, Popcaan, and Oliver Sim on the album’s guest list, leaving the final version looking like this:

1.Gosh
2. Sleep Sound
3. Seesaw (ft. Romy)
4. Obvs
5. Just Saying
6. Stranger In A Room (ft. Oliver Sim)
7. Hold Tight
8. Loud Places (ft. Romy)
9. I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) (ft. Young Thug and Popcaan)
10. The Rest Is Noise
11. Girl