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The Soft Bounce
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Beyond The Wizards Sleeve. London, United Kingdom. Album Of The Week' The Guardian ★★★★ 'Alkan and Norris really do possess the magic touch' – Q ★★★★ A brilliant debut which fizzes with inventiveness - The Line Of Best Fit ★★★★★★★★ 'A brilliant distillation of everything BTWS stand for: A trip in every sense' – Loud & Quiet ★★★★

Complete your Beyond The Wizards Sleeve collection. referencing The Soft Bounce, CD, Album, PHLP07CD. Erol Alkan said that the sound of Lynsey De Paul's voice on her hit single "Sugar Me", as well as the general production and double tracking was an influence on the track ‘Black Crow’. He said "I was a bit of a latecomer to this record, but in the short time I’ve known it I’ve become a little obsessed by it.

Artist: Beyond The Wizards Sleeve. Album: The Soft Bounce. Previously on NewAlbumReleases.

In 2016, Beyond The Wizard's Sleeve released a long-anticipated debut album, The Soft Bounce, featuring collaborations with artists such as Hannah Peel, Jane Weaver, Euros Childs and Jon Savage. In 2016, London record store Rough Trade featured The Soft Bounce as one of their top ten records of 2016 in their annual end of year list

Beyond The Wizards Sleeve announce details of the release of Black Crow, the latest single to be taken from their recently released, much acclaimed debut album The Soft Bounce. Released on Phantasy October 7th, Black Crow is the third single to be taken from the album. Part American Gothic, part future movie soundtrack, it’s a song of haunting beauty. Holly Miranda's vocal glides across reflective strings and delicate crystalline snippets of sound, resulting in an epic torch song lament

Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the sonic brotherhood of Erol Alkan and Richard Norris. Whether you're new to the LP or looking to dive back in, 'The Soft Bounce' will take you in. Featuring contributions from Jane Weaver, Blaine Harrison (Mystery Jets), Hannah Peel, Euros Childs (Gorkys), Holly Miranda and Jon Savage. Beyond The Wizards Sleeve.

Beyond The Wizards Sleeve, the psychedelic disco duo of Erol Alkan and Richard Norris, have announced a new album titled The Soft Bounce. Describing it as a trip album in the widest sense, the apostrophe-hating outfit promise 45 minutes of pleasure and pain, doubt and transcendence taking in ‘60s psych, blissful Balearica and all-out acid assaults. Guests include Blaine Harrison of Mystery Jets, Euros Childs of Gorky’s Zygotic Mynci, Jane Weaver, Holly Miranda and Hannah Peel. The album’s out on July 1 through Alkan’s own Phantasy label on CD, LP, deluxe LP and digitally

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A1 Delicious Light
Drums – Leo TaylorGuitar, Bass, Keyboards, Voice – Erol AlkanSynthesizer, Voice – Richard NorrisVoice – Hannah Peel
A2 Iron Age
Drums – Leo TaylorGuitar, Synthesizer – Erol AlkanProgrammed By – Richard NorrisVoice – Blaine HarrisonWritten-By – Harrison*
A3 Creation
Acoustic Guitar – William Blaise Rees*Backing Vocals – Hannah PeelBass, Synthesizer, Harmonica [Mouth Organ] – Erol AlkanDrums – Leo TaylorGuitar [Fuzz Guitar] – Richard NorrisVoice – Jane WeaverWritten-By – Weaver*
A4 Door To Tomorrow
Bass, Guitar, Piano, Organ [Farfisa], Score [String Score] – Erol AlkanDrums – Leo TaylorScore [String Score] – Leo ChadburnStrings – Rob Lewis , Ruston Pomeroy, Samuel Aylward*, Una PalliserVibraphone [Vibes] – Richard NorrisVoice, Organ [Farfisa] – Euros ChildsWritten-By – Childs*, De Roubaix*
A5 Diagram Girl
Omnichord, Drum Machine, Guitar, Synthesizer – Erol AlkanVibraphone [Vibes] – Richard NorrisVoice [Voices] – Hannah Peel
B1 Black Crow
Backing Vocals – William Cameron Drums – Leo TaylorGuitar, Bass, Piano, Synthesizer, Omnichord – Erol AlkanProgrammed By – Richard NorrisVoice – Holly MirandaWritten-By – Badalamenti*, Miranda*, Clifford*, Cameron*
B2 Tomorrow, Forever
Sounds [Ambience] – Richard NorrisSounds [Sound Manipulation], Keyboards, Guitar – Erol AlkanSpeech – Hannah Peel
B3 The Soft Bounce
Drums – Leo TaylorGuitar, Bass, Synthesizer, Computer [Sequencer] – Erol AlkanVoice – Hannah Peel
B4 Finally First
Keyboards, Programmed By – Richard NorrisVoice – Hannah PeelVoice, Guitar, Keyboards – Erol Alkan
B5 Triumph
Acoustic Guitar – William Blaise Rees*Bass, Synthesizer, Harmonica [Mouth Organ] – Erol AlkanEdited By [Edit] – Richard NorrisVoice – Jane Weaver
B6 Third Mynd
Research – Richard NorrisSounds [Sound Manipulation], Keyboards, Guitar – Erol AlkanVoice – Jon Savage

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  • Licensed To – [pias]
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Phantasy Sound
  • Copyright (c) – Phantasy Sound


  • Engineer – Mark Allaway
  • Engineer [Additional Engineering] – James Greenwood (tracks: 5)
  • Liner Notes – Jon Savage
  • Mixed By – Steve Dub
  • Photography By [Cover] – Ellis Scott
  • Producer, Performer, Programmed By – Richard Norris
  • Producer, Performer, Programmed By, Design Concept [Sleeve], Design – Erol Alkan
  • Recorded By [Drums] – Duncan Mills (tracks: A1, A2, A3, A4, B1, B4)
  • Written-By – Alkan*, Norris*


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Made in the Phantasy Sound Studio in London
℗ & © Phantasy Sound Ltd 2016 under exclusive license to [PIAS].

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 5414939938382
  • Label Code: LC 29183

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PHLP07CD Beyond The Wizards Sleeve The Soft Bounce ‎(CD, Album) Phantasy Sound PHLP07CD UK, Europe & US 2016
PHLP07CD, 3rdmynd08 Beyond The Wizards Sleeve The Soft Bounce ‎(CD, Album + CDr, Comp) Phantasy Sound, 3rd Mynd PHLP07CD, 3rdmynd08 UK 2016
none Beyond The Wizards Sleeve The Soft Bounce ‎(CDr, Album, Num, Promo, Pla) Phantasy Sound none UK 2016
PHLP07D Beyond The Wizards Sleeve The Soft Bounce ‎(11xFile, FLAC, Album) Phantasy Sound PHLP07D 2016
PHLP07X Beyond The Wizards Sleeve The Soft Bounce ‎(LP, Album, Dlx, Ltd) Phantasy Sound PHLP07X UK 2016