Living Body is the new project from Leeds-based Chicagoan Jeff T. Smith (formerly, Juffage) featuring longtime collaborators Tom Evans (Vessels), and Katie Harkin (Harkin, Sky Larkin, and touring member of Wild Beasts, Sleater-Kinney, Flock of Dimes). Their debut album "Body Is Working" was released December 2nd 2016 in North America via Kingfisher Bluez and the UK/EU via Barely Regal Records.
The result of three years near-fanatical work, "Body Is Working" was self-recorded at Smith’s studio and mastered at Sterling Sound by Greg Calbi (Talking Heads, Patti Smith, Tom Petty, St. Vincent, Low, Tame Impala). The album marks Smith’s first release since 2011’s "Semicircle" (Function Records), an album which received critical acclaim from the Guardian, NME, Drowned in Sound, Artrocker, Loud & Quiet, and airplay from BBC Radio 1 and 6 Music, Amazing Radio, and others.
Expanding on the need for music to bring joy into the lives of others, and Smith’s fascination with the contortion of the pop song into a uniquely imaginative and immediate form, Living Body aims to exist in a world of skin and information overload in 2017.