- Release Date 2021-07-14
- Label Indigo Soul
- Catalog IS034
The original of 'GLY' was released in April, immediately picking up support on BBC Radio 1 and 6 Music and prime positioning in a wide spread of playlists. It marks Catching Flies' first artist release since his critically acclaimed 2019 debut album 'Silver Linings.' Future Music described it as "A brilliantly eclectic record...a moving journey that will last long in the memory", Clash Magazine praised the LP's "killer beats" and "artfully orchestrated introspection", whilst London In Stereo mentioned it's "exceptional production". Other press coverage for the album included The Guardian, Complex, Nowness, i-D Magazine, Dazed & Confused, Electronic Sound and The Line of Best Fit. Artist support for 'Silver Linings' came from the likes of Bonobo, Jungle, Loyle Carner, George Fitzgerald and Lane 8. He toured the album performing sold out headline Live shows throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and North America, as well as DJ shows at Bonobo's 'OUTLIER' event in the US.
His tracks have been championed by Annie Mac, Danny Howard, Jamz Supernova and Pete Tong at BBC Radio 1; Gideon Coe, Gilles Peterson, Lauren Laverne, Mary Anne Hobbs, Nemone, Tom Ravenscroft at BBC 6 Music; in the US by Zane Lowe at Beats 1, and DJs from KCRW, Kiss Fresh, NTS, Rinse FM, Triple J and Worldwide FM.
'Silver Linings' was followed by a remix album featuring versions of tracks reimagined by DJ Seinfeld, Laurence Guy, Ron Basejam, Jehst, Blu, Grandbrothers and more. Press support and acclaim came from Mixmag, DJ Mag, Crack Mag and Dummy Mag and artist support from the likes of Caribou, Mall Grab, Solomun, Damian Lazarus and more.