Picked up by Late Night Tales Label – home to the Late Night Tales series, Leifur James released his debut album in October 2018 on their original artist imprint, Night Time Stories, also home to Texan three piece, Khruangbin.

Leifur’s debut fuses ambient electronica, jazz, classical and soul music, a recording process which was over a 2 year period. ‘A Louder Silence’  attracted support from Pitchfork, Mixmag, KEXP, XLR8R, Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM and BBC Radio 6 Music DJs – Mixmag 8/10, Future Music UK Album of the Month 9/10, Electronic Sound 9/10.