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Jake Bugg polishing up demos, after label rejects third album studio recordings

By | Published on Wednesday 14 October 2015

Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg’s third album will be a collection of demo recordings, after his label Universal/Mercury rejected the finished studio versions. Who says the record industry still goes around wasting money?

“Weirdly enough, the label preferred my [demo] recordings to [those made with the producer] I’d been recording with”, he told the BBC. “It wasn’t my choice, it was their choice – so [the demos] must be OK. I’ve been mixing them and making them sound real sharp and real nice”.

Earlier this year, Bugg revealed that he had been working with Beastie Boys’ Mike D, whose work has possibly now been chucked in the bin.