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Just let it happen: Nearly three years in the making, Jadis' ninth album is here

Almost three years in the making, Jadis’ ninth album is finally upon us, with a little help from former member and ex-IQ man Martin Orford. Frontman Gary Chandler charts its journey

There’s something about prog and its place in the world that fosters a healthy siege mentality. Many a band from other genres, faced with such fearsome adversity as being dropped from a label, getting a lukewarm review online or losing the use of their dad’s private underground gymnasium as a rehearsal space, would quickly split up, jack it in or develop a radical new identity as a grime-influenced synth duo. But proggers seem able to persevere regardless, and Southampton trio Jadis are a perfect example of that characteristic.

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