Black Country, New Road - For the first time [LP]
Catalogue No.: ZEN269
Release Date: 5th February 2021
Black Country, New Road is a new seven-piece: Charlie (Drums), Georgia (Violin), Isaac (Guitars/Vocals), Lewis (Saxophone), May (Synthesiser), Luke (Guitar) and Tyler (Bass), due to release their debut album on Ninja Tune.
The latest stars from the burgeoning and famed Brixton Windmill scene, which also fostered the rise of contemporaries Black Midi, Squid and more.
‘For The First Time’ features six new songs, including reinterpretations of early tracks ‘Sunglasses’ and ‘Athens, France’.
2019 saw multiple sold-out headline dates across the UK (1700 tickets in London) as well as in Europe, with more highlights including supporting Fat White Family on their UK tour and coheadlines with Black Midi, Squid and Goat Girl.
Festival appearances in 2019 included 6 Music Festival at London’s Roundhouse, Latitude, End of the Road and Visions.
For fans of IDLES, Black Midi, Squid, Fontaines DC, Goat Girl, Phoebe Bridgers, Jockstrap, Nick Cave.
CD in cardboard colour printed wallet with 16-page lyric booklet and sticker.
140g vinyl in 350gsm cardboard colour sleeve with matte finish, 16-page lyric booklet, sticker and digital download code.
Available to independent retailers on white 140g vinyl packaged in inverted negative effect artwork (exclusive to this edition) printed on 350gsm cardboard colour sleeve with matte finish, with 16-page lyric booklet, sticker and digital download card.
“One of the UK’s best new live acts” - The Guardian (Ones To Watch)
“The best band in the world right now” - The Quietus
Press - Reviews & features in The Face, Loud and Quiet (cover), The New York Times, The Times, NPR, The Fader, DIY, So Young, Paste, Stereogum,
Brooklyn Vegan, Line of Best Fit, The 405, NME, Q Magazine, Mojo, Uncut, Dork, The Observer.
Radio - 6 Music Tom Ravenscroft, Steve Lamacq, Gideon Coe, Iggy Pop, Mary Anne Hobbs, Radio 1 Huw Stephens.
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