Basement Jaxx Not Leaving Label

XL Recordings squash rumours

Basement Jaxx aren’t going to leave XL Recordings, according to a statement from the label.

Felix Buxton had told Planet Sound that he wasn’t worried about Basement Jaxx renewing their deal with XL, saying: "XL haven’t offered us a new deal, but I didn’t imagine they would. You don’t need a record company now – they aren’t so relevant.

All you need is someone to distribute your music. Besides, you only make money through touring now."

However, XL Recordings have now released the following statement denying the rumours: "Contrary to a small number of internet stories that have surfaced over the weekend, XL Recordings would like to clarify that Basement Jaxx have not been dropped by the label.

"XL Recordings will be releasing the band’s new album ‘Scars’ on 21st September along with their new single ‘Feelings Gone’ featuring Sam Sparro.

"The band, fresh from headline appearances at this year’s Creamfields, Big Chill and Wireless festivals, will be heading out on a massive UK tour in December which will include a show at the O2 Arena in London on Thursday 17th December."

You can watch the video for ‘Feelings Gone’ below.

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