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LISTEN: Factory Floor Remix Tim Burgess
Laurie Tuffrey , September 18th, 2012 06:42

FF's Gabe Gurnsey gives new single 'White' a reworking

Quietus favourite Tim Burgess's new solo album Oh No I Love You (artwork above) is out on October 1 via Burgess's label, O Genesis Records. Ahead of the release, there have been a string of remixes of lead-off single 'White', and here's the latest, by Gabe Gurnsey of Factory Floor:

Talking about the making of the album, Burgess says:

"The root of this album goes right back to a Kurt Wagner show in Manchester. It was the quietest yet the most powerful live performance I had ever seen and afterwards I carried Kurt's guitar to the car for him. I took the chance to ask him if he would ever consider writing a song with me. 'Sure Tim, you write the music and I'll write the words'. That one song turned into an album, and almost ten year's after we first talked about it, the album is ready and it's called Oh No I Love You.

"Kurt gave me the number of producer Mark Nevers in Nashville. He said Mark's studio, The Beech House, was the perfect place to record. We got together members of Lambchop, Clem Snide, My Morning Jacket. We used strings, brass and a gospel choir. Chris Scruggs, grandson of the legendary Earl Scruggs, came and played on a couple of songs and lo-fi legend R Stevie Moore stopped by and we recorded a track in one take. Further contributions came from Factory Floor’s Gabe Gurnsey and Nik Colk Void and string arrangements from head of High Llama, Sean O'Hagan."

Burgess is heading out on a 12-date UK tour to support the album - get tickets here:

Fri 12 - The Crown Ballroom, Nantwich
Thu 18 - Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
Fri 19 - Oran Mor, Glasgow
Sat 20 - Deaf Institute, Manchester
Mon 22 - Glee Club, Birmingham
Tue 23 - Thekla, Bristol
Wed 24 - Union Chapel, London
Fri 26- Workman’s Club, Dublin
Sat 27- Stiff Kitten, Belfast
Mon 29 - The Magnet, Liverpool
Tue 30 - Tokyo, Hull
Wed 31 - Newcastle University, Newcastle

Thu 1 - P.J. Molloy's, Dunfermline