77:78, the new project from Aaron Fletcher and Tim Parkin (The Bees), have announced details of their debut album ‘Jellies’ for Heavenly Recordings and UK festival appearances. The band has also recently unveiled ‘Love Said’, their first release for the label. This track was available previously on white label 7” (until it sold out within 48 hours of release) and was the catalyst for Heavenly Recordings to sign the band, something we told you about a while back. Set to pick up where The Bees left off, the album was recorded at Studio Hamburg on the Isle Of Wight and travels through sublime west coast harmonies, reminiscent of The Beach Boys, with the playfulness of early Syd Barrett; although crucially, the outcome is something that is 100% Fletcher and Parkin’s.

They’ve released a video for Love Said, about which Aaron from the band said:

 Ever since we first saw John Slade’s designs for parties at The Social we wanted him to be involved with 77:78. His artwork makes you think ‘why’ and wtf!? It’s hugely vibrant and it hits a certain silly nail on the head every time. He got what we were after with the band and he didn’t fail once to deliver the goods. Originally at the beginning of the brief we gave him, he made a handful of magical giffs that had us all mesmerised. We were then lucky (again) to stumble over Sam Wisternoff who grabbed all the elements and designs John had created and brushed us a solid graphical vid together for Love Said ( Let’s Go)! There’s teasers to the main artwork included, peace love be silly get the jellies in.
Check it out, here

The album can be pre-ordered via the following link: http://heavenlyemporium.com/buy/jellies/