TRUE MAGIC
by salute

— Released 12th July 2024

Vienna by way of Manchester artist, salute, announces their forthcoming album TRUE MAGIC due July 12th on Ninja Tune. The announcement is accompanied by their new single and visualiser “saving flowers,” a stunning collaboration with multi-hyphenated artist Rina Sawayama. salute’s forthcoming album also features Disclosure, Empress Of, Karma Kid, Sam Gellaitry, piri, Léa Sen, LEILAH and Nakamura Minami. 

As salute’s second offering of 2024, “saving flowers” is a sonic m...

Vienna by way of Manchester artist, salute, announces their forthcoming album TRUE MAGIC due July 12th on Ninja Tune. The announcement is accompanied by their new single and visualiser “saving flowers,” a stunning collaboration with multi-hyphenated artist Rina Sawayama. salute’s forthcoming album also features Disclosure, Empress Of, Karma Kid, Sam Gellaitry, piri, Léa Sen, LEILAH and Nakamura Minami. 

As salute’s second offering of 2024, “saving flowers” is a sonic manifestation of an endless summer function. The single sets the tone for their upcoming project while also providing listeners with the perfect musical backdrop for a night full of promise. 

TRUE MAGIC sees salute embrace a more collaborative approach, renting a house in the countryside to work on the album with their peers. “I took a pop approach to the record,” says salute. “I went in quite blindly just with some loops and ideas but there’s much more of a focus on songwriting and collaboration on this album. In dance music there always seems to be this focus on doing everything yourself but I wanted to get a team around me to develop the ideas I had. One thing I’m really proud of is how organic the work with the collaborators is. I’ve managed to get such a breadth of amazing people on the record.”

Taking aesthetic and auditory inspiration from old Japanese car adverts, which salute spent hours trawling through YouTube archives to find, they developed a concept for the album of driving an old JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) car in a race called TRUE MAGIC. “Watching old TV recordings my parents made on VHS led me to comfort watch old ad compilations on Youtube” they commented, “then eventually old car ads, and finally I stumbled upon old japanese car ads through a rabbit hole.” This highly visual concept helped propel the sonics of the album forward and give the album a sense of driving momentum. 

TRUE MAGIC
by salute

— Released 12th July 2024

Physical

2xLP (ZEN305PD)

Picture Disc

Exclusive Limited Edition 2LP Picture Disc
2 x uniquely artworked picture discs
Vinyl housed a printed gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves

Exclusive ‘TRUE MAGIC’ flower car air freshener scented rose.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£35.00
 
2xLP (ZEN305W)

Signed White Label

FINAL PRODUCT WILL INCLUDE SIGNATURE.

Exclusive Limited Edition 2LP signed white label. 2 x black 140g vinyl in plain white outer sleeve.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£30.00
 
2xLP (ZEN305)

2 x Black 140g

Vinyl housed a printed gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£25.00
 
Cassette (ZENCAS305)

1x clear pink cassette housed in a printed o-card sleeve with exclusive artwork.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£12.00
 
CD (ZENCD305)

CD housed in printed gatefold digisleeve.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£10.00
 

Digital

MP3 (ZENDNL305)

This item has not been released yet, it will be available to download on the release date, 12th July 2024.

 
16-bit WAV (ZENDNL305W)

This item has not been released yet, it will be available to download on the release date, 12th July 2024.

 

Bundles

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Physical

Digital

2xLP (ZEN305PD)

Picture Disc

Exclusive Limited Edition 2LP Picture Disc
2 x uniquely artworked picture discs
Vinyl housed a printed gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves

Exclusive ‘TRUE MAGIC’ flower car air freshener scented rose.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£35.00
MP3 (ZENDNL305)

This item has not been released yet, it will be available to download on the release date, 12th July 2024.

2xLP (ZEN305W)

Signed White Label

FINAL PRODUCT WILL INCLUDE SIGNATURE.

Exclusive Limited Edition 2LP signed white label. 2 x black 140g vinyl in plain white outer sleeve.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£30.00
16-bit WAV (ZENDNL305W)

This item has not been released yet, it will be available to download on the release date, 12th July 2024.

2xLP (ZEN305)

2 x Black 140g

Vinyl housed a printed gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£25.00
Cassette (ZENCAS305)

1x clear pink cassette housed in a printed o-card sleeve with exclusive artwork.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£12.00
CD (ZENCD305)

CD housed in printed gatefold digisleeve.

This item has not been released yet, we will ship it to arrive on or close to the release date of 12th July 2024.

£10.00

Tracklist

  • CD
  • Cassette
  • 2xLP
  • 2xLP
  • 2xLP
  • MP3
  • 16-bit WAV
  1. 1
    start
  2. 2
    saving flowers (with Rina Sawayama)
  3. 3
    reason (with Karma Kid)
  4. 4
    lift off! (with Disclosure)
  5. 5
    maybe it's u (with Sam Gellaitry)
  6. 6
    go! (with なかむらみなみ)
  7. 7
    true magic, bonus round
  8. 8
    one of those nights (with Empress Of)
  9. 9
    move faster…
  10. 10
    system
  11. 11
    softly (with Léa Sen)
  12. 12
    luv stuck (with piri)
  13. 13
    perfect (with LEILAH)
  14. 14
    drive (with LEILAH)
  15.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    start
  2. 2
    saving flowers (with Rina Sawayama)
  3. 3
    reason (with Karma Kid)
  4. 4
    lift off! (with Disclosure)
  5. 5
    maybe it's u (with Sam Gellaitry)
  6. 6
    go! (with なかむらみなみ)
  7. 7
    true magic, bonus round
  8. 8
    one of those nights (with Empress Of)
  9. 9
    move faster…
  10. 10
    system
  11. 11
    softly (with Léa Sen)
  12. 12
    luv stuck (with piri)
  13. 13
    perfect (with LEILAH)
  14. 14
    drive (with LEILAH)
  15.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    start
  2. 2
    saving flowers (with Rina Sawayama)
  3. 3
    reason (with Karma Kid)
  4. 4
    lift off! (with Disclosure)
  5. 5
    maybe it's u (with Sam Gellaitry)
  6. 6
    go! (with なかむらみなみ)
  7. 7
    true magic, bonus round
  8. 8
    one of those nights (with Empress Of)
  9. 9
    move faster…
  10. 10
    system
  11. 11
    softly (with Léa Sen)
  12. 12
    luv stuck (with piri)
  13. 13
    perfect (with LEILAH)
  14. 14
    drive (with LEILAH)
  15.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    start
  2. 2
    saving flowers (with Rina Sawayama)
  3. 3
    reason (with Karma Kid)
  4. 4
    lift off! (with Disclosure)
  5. 5
    maybe it's u (with Sam Gellaitry)
  6. 6
    go! (with なかむらみなみ)
  7. 7
    true magic, bonus round
  8. 8
    one of those nights (with Empress Of)
  9. 9
    move faster…
  10. 10
    system
  11. 11
    softly (with Léa Sen)
  12. 12
    luv stuck (with piri)
  13. 13
    perfect (with LEILAH)
  14. 14
    drive (with LEILAH)
  15.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    start
  2. 2
    saving flowers (with Rina Sawayama)
  3. 3
    reason (with Karma Kid)
  4. 4
    lift off! (with Disclosure)
  5. 5
    maybe it's u (with Sam Gellaitry)
  6. 6
    go! (with なかむらみなみ)
  7. 7
    true magic, bonus round
  8. 8
    one of those nights (with Empress Of)
  9. 9
    move faster…
  10. 10
    system
  11. 11
    softly (with Léa Sen)
  12. 12
    luv stuck (with piri)
  13. 13
    perfect (with LEILAH)
  14. 14
    drive (with LEILAH)
  15.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    start
  2. 2
    saving flowers (with Rina Sawayama)
  3. 3
    reason (with Karma Kid)
  4. 4
    lift off! (with Disclosure)
  5. 5
    maybe it's u (with Sam Gellaitry)
  6. 6
    go! (with なかむらみなみ)
  7. 7
    true magic, bonus round
  8. 8
    one of those nights (with Empress Of)
  9. 9
    move faster…
  10. 10
    system
  11. 11
    softly (with Léa Sen)
  12. 12
    luv stuck (with piri)
  13. 13
    perfect (with LEILAH)
  14. 14
    drive (with LEILAH)
  15.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    start
  2. 2
    saving flowers (with Rina Sawayama)
  3. 3
    reason (with Karma Kid)
  4. 4
    lift off! (with Disclosure)
  5. 5
    maybe it's u (with Sam Gellaitry)
  6. 6
    go! (with なかむらみなみ)
  7. 7
    true magic, bonus round
  8. 8
    one of those nights (with Empress Of)
  9. 9
    move faster…
  10. 10
    system
  11. 11
    softly (with Léa Sen)
  12. 12
    luv stuck (with piri)
  13. 13
    perfect (with LEILAH)
  14. 14
    drive (with LEILAH)
  15.  
    Play All (4)

Vienna by way of Manchester artist, salute, announces their forthcoming album TRUE MAGIC due July 12th on Ninja Tune. The announcement is accompanied by their new single and visualiser “saving flowers,” a stunning collaboration with multi-hyphenated artist Rina Sawayama. salute’s forthcoming album also features Disclosure, Empress Of, Karma Kid, Sam Gellaitry, piri, Léa Sen, LEILAH and Nakamura Minami. 

As salute’s second offering of 2024, “saving flowers” is a sonic m...

Vienna by way of Manchester artist, salute, announces their forthcoming album TRUE MAGIC due July 12th on Ninja Tune. The announcement is accompanied by their new single and visualiser “saving flowers,” a stunning collaboration with multi-hyphenated artist Rina Sawayama. salute’s forthcoming album also features Disclosure, Empress Of, Karma Kid, Sam Gellaitry, piri, Léa Sen, LEILAH and Nakamura Minami. 

As salute’s second offering of 2024, “saving flowers” is a sonic manifestation of an endless summer function. The single sets the tone for their upcoming project while also providing listeners with the perfect musical backdrop for a night full of promise. 

TRUE MAGIC sees salute embrace a more collaborative approach, renting a house in the countryside to work on the album with their peers. “I took a pop approach to the record,” says salute. “I went in quite blindly just with some loops and ideas but there’s much more of a focus on songwriting and collaboration on this album. In dance music there always seems to be this focus on doing everything yourself but I wanted to get a team around me to develop the ideas I had. One thing I’m really proud of is how organic the work with the collaborators is. I’ve managed to get such a breadth of amazing people on the record.”

Taking aesthetic and auditory inspiration from old Japanese car adverts, which salute spent hours trawling through YouTube archives to find, they developed a concept for the album of driving an old JDM (Japanese Domestic Market) car in a race called TRUE MAGIC. “Watching old TV recordings my parents made on VHS led me to comfort watch old ad compilations on Youtube” they commented, “then eventually old car ads, and finally I stumbled upon old japanese car ads through a rabbit hole.” This highly visual concept helped propel the sonics of the album forward and give the album a sense of driving momentum.