release date: 5-15-2006

track listing::

1. futures
2. throw it all away
3. seeing things
4. the pageant of the bizarre
5. yr my flame
6. left behind
7. today
8. this fine social scene
9. yr place
10. if i can’t have you
11. crosses
12. waiting to die

courtesy of indielondon

“Zero 7 technicians Sam Hardaker and Henry Binns return with another piece of shimmering, mellow brilliance in the form of the beautifully serene Futures. The track features a certain Jose Gonzalez, the talented singer-songwriter currently basking in the glory of his Heartbeats cover version. Put together with Zero 7’s effortlessly chilled out beats, Gonzalez’s soothing vocals provide a really dreamy listen that bodes well for the forthcoming album, The Garden, due for release in May. Just to prove that Zero 7 are never ones to rest on their laurels, the track finds Binns himself making his first vocal appearance, taking care of backing vocals on the track to perfectly compliment Gonzalez. The fresher, more upbeat musical direction comes into its own during the latter stages of the track, when a shuffling percussion helps to ease things to its memorable close in tantalising fashion. Roll on May, for The Garden might just provide the perfect soundtrack to ease us into the summer.”

hear full versions of *crosses, futures* with jose gonzalez on the bbc and clips of other tracks *dreaming, seeing things* from the special limited vinyl release courtesy of juno records.

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