“Mars & Venus” Paul Epworth ft: Vince Staples

Songwriter/producer Paul Epworth has released the brand new track/video “Mars & Venus” featuring Vince Staples, Ishmael and Elle Yaya. The song is taken from his debut Full-length Voyager, available September 11th via Columbia Records. Watch the video to ‘Mars & Venus’ here and pre-order ‘Voyager’ here. On making the track and the significance it had on the record as a whole, Paul stated; “Mars & Venus was the first track I made for Voyager and without Vince the record wouldn’t have even been started. Ishmael helped me finish the record in style. Thanks to Elle Yaya for her smoky pipes and vibes.”

The themes on Voyager delve deeply into Paul’s love of 1970s science fiction and space travel, merging a cosmic pop sound with hip hop and house influences from a wealth of musical knowledge and experiences. The album, which has already seen single “Space Inc” feat. ISHMAEL’ garner. sees guest vocals from the likes of Jay Electronica, Ty Dolla $ign, Lianne La Havas and Kool Keith as well as appearances from Ruban Nielson of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Dave Bayley of Glass Animals and The House Gospel Choir. The record was tracked at the famous Church Studio in North London and then mixing and mastering taken care of by world renowned hip hop producer Mike Dean (Kanye West, Travis Scott, Nas, Jay Z, Pusha T).

Paul Epworth
Voyager
track list
Columbia Records

Mars & Venus (Feat. Vince Staples, ISHMAEL & Elle Yaya)
Hyperspace (Feat. ISHMAEL)
OBX (Feat. Lil Silva)
Transmission
Voyager
Cosmos (Feat. Ty Dolla $ign)
Distant Planets (Feat. Kool Keith)
The Eternal Now
Binaural Trip (Feat. Bibi Bourelly & ISHMAEL)
Twenty Second Century (Feat. Lianne La Havas)
Love Galaxy (Feat. Jay Electronica & Lil Silva)
Time & Space
Where Do We Come From? (Feat. ISHMAEL & Elle Yaya)
Space Inc (Feat. ISHMAEL)
Epilogue