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Welcome To Happiness Gets 9/10 From Neon Filler

“One of the best aspects of running a music blog is receiving a fantastic album in the post.

But 0ne of the most frustrating aspects is to see such a release fail to get the publicity it deserves from the wider music media.

This has happened many times over the years with acts such as the […]

By |April 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

“Welcome To Happiness” on Spotify! Listen HERE!

Come listen, follow and share : )

By |April 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

“Welcome To Happiness” out now on vinyl, cd, download & all streaming sites!





“Welcome To Happiness” is released today. Yeah!

“…a real original….Highton’s most striking, fully realised work to date…. a wonky, curious, and ultimately pretty catchy synth pop that comes at you from unexpected angles.” – Clash Music

“One of the best records you’ll hear this year – fact” – BBC Introducing

“Opaque, mysterious, great string arrangements with harmonic […]

By |March 30th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Love Is Enough – Video Premiere

Really proud to present “Love Is Enough” – album out in on 30th March!

Song taken from Alex Highton album “Welcome To Happiness” (March 30 2018, LP / CD / DD) https://bbislandmusic.com/alex-highton

Sideo edited by Krstof Milovanic using cc footage from “Darkest Hour” by director Thomas Ralph, a wonderful mix of docu and music video, a […]

By |March 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

“Benny Is A Heartbreaker” Video Premiere Via Clash Music!

Really beyond happy that the good people at Clash Magazine are premiering the new video for “Benny Is A Heartbreaker”. New album out 30th March via BB.Island

“Curious electronic pop with a daring new video…

Alex Highton is a real original.

The Scouse artist has developed a unique voice, ploughing his own furrow within electronic pop’s wide […]

By |March 8th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BB.Island to release the album across UK & Europe on March 30th

I’m absolutely thrilled to announce to that my new album “Welcome To Happiness” will be released on vinyl, cd and download across Europe by the esteemed Hamburg based record label BB.Island on 30th of March 2018. Can’t wait.

More info via the link

By |February 1st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Spotify Playlist Of Artists / Music That Inspired “Welcome To Happiness”

Check out (AND FOLLOW)this Spotify playlist I made of a load of the music that influenced the sound of the album ‘Welcome To Happiness”. There’s Beck, Serge Gainsbourg, Here We Go Magic, Prince, Talking Heads, Field Music, LCD Soundsytem, Flaming Lips, Bon Iver, Childish Gambino, Bowie, Macca, William Onyeabor, Kendrick Lamarr, Clor and more..

By |December 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Benny Is A Heartbreaker Out Now On All Major Platforms!

Excited to say that “Benny Is A Heartbreaker” the lead track off my new album “Welcome To Happiness” is out now on Spotify, iTunes, Bandcamp, etc, etc.

Yeah! Album to follow in February 2018.

By |November 22nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

“Welcome To Happiness” Pre-order downloads now available via Pledge Music

Hi – massive thanks to everyone who pre-ordered the album via Pledge Music. Very excited to say it’s now available to download via their website. I’ll be sending out the cds and other merch in the next couple of weeks once they’re back from the manufacturer.

Really do hope you enjoy and thanks again for […]

By |October 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

If you use Spotify please come follow me. It would be rather helpful…

I’ve got loads of music on Spotify and there’ll be lots more in the future. If you use Spotify please come and follow my page, it’ll be super helpful if you do. Just click on the link below…


Thanks loads.


By |January 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments