The Magic Lantern is the musical moniker of Jamie Doe, an artist dedicated to remedying the anxiety and fear present in everyone. Born in Australia before moving to the UK at 12, he is a part of a thriving scene of contemporary musicians living in London who sit across and between genres from folk to jazz, to go about things their own way.
Following his stunning third album ‘To The Islands’ released in November 2018, his new EP ‘The Life That I Have’ is a bridge between being and becoming, and confronts, sits with and acknowledges the inevitability of a loss witnessed in slow motion. Produced by Fred Thomas and mixed by Leo Abrahams, ‘The Life That I Have’s dreamy production finds nods to Smile-era Bryan Wilson lushness alongside driving late night grooves and the stark emotional directness of Elliot Smith, all united by Jamie’s inimitable song-writing style.
‘The Life That I Have’ EP is out on 29 November via Hectic Eclectic Records.