Josef Salvat burst onto the international music scene in 2014 with the dark, brooding electropop of ‘Hustler’. He went on to release the critically acclaimed debut album Night Swim while quietly becoming an underground hero as a featured vocalist on tracks with the likes Gryffin and Tourist among others.
He has sold out multiple tours in the UK and Europe where he also scored a #1 airplay record with ‘Open Season’, a Gold record with ‘Diamonds’ and a gold album with Night Swim in France before releasing his 2019 album modern anxiety, exec produced by long-time collaborator Rich Cooper (Mystery Jets, Tom Odell), mixed by Geoff Swan (Ed Sheeran, Grimes, Years & Years, Haim), assisted by Niko Battistini (Charli XCX), it was bursting with vitality, despair, fresh perspectives and raw honesty – working as a travelogue through the tempestuous love-life which traced his twenties.
Earlier this year, Josef also shared The Close/ Le Réveil, an incredibly intimate EP, written and recorded at home during 2020’s lockdown.
Out now his liberating new single ‘Promiscuity’ from his forthcoming new album Islands, due for release on February 18th 2022 via Leafy Outlook.
Described by Josef himself as a “sex positive anthem”, the track is a tongue-in-cheek bop for the end of the world, full of unforgettable melodies and Josef’s trademark witty lyricism. It follows on from previous singles ‘The Drum’ and ‘I’m Sorry’ as the third taste of Islands, the latter of which was described by The Guardian as Josef “storming into full-throttle bop territory”.