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Exclusive listen: Joe Jackson's new album "Fast Forward"

The album is out on Friday, but you can listen here today


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Erin Keane
September 29, 2015 7:07PM (UTC)

Grammy-award winning Joe Jackson returns to form on "Fast Forward," revisiting the sophisticated pop songwriting of his early breakout records.

The album was recorded in Joe's four favorite cities — New York, Berlin, Amsterdam and New Orleans — with first-call support musicians in each including Bill Frisell in New York and Galactic in New Orleans. On the title track, Joe envisions a time machine that would allow one to fast forward far enough in the future to make some sense of the present.

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"Fast Forward" goes on sale Friday, October 2. In the meantime, listen here:


Erin Keane

Erin Keane is Salon's executive editor of culture.

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