Young Fathers announce release of White Men are Black Men Too

Young Fathers announce release of White Men are Black Men Too

Young Fathers' latest album White Men are Black Men Too released in April, new single 'Shame' out now

Young Fathers have announced their second studio album, White Men are Black Men Too, will be released on Mon 6 Apr.

Controversially-titled White Men are Black Men Too (more on that here), the Scottish trio's new album falls somewhere in between rock, pop and hip hop, unclassifiable in that it is so multi-genred.

The group themselves state: 'It sounds as if you are in the room during the recording, possibly experiencing a little existential trauma, but not enough that you don’t notice an earworm hook when you hear one. These hooks, they stay with you.'

Winners of both the SAY Awards and the Mercury Prize last year, as well as playing more than 130 shows across the world, the group wasted no time in getting to work on this album. Recorded in 'a hotel room in Illinois, a rehearsal room in Melbourne, a freezing cellar in Berlin … ' the record is focused on one main question: 'What your ID?'

New single 'Shame' is out now: 'When will you be happy again? Who cares. Keep moving and then, a moment and you realise, hey I’m happy, just now, right now and it comes home and you feel no shame. No. Shame.'

Young Fathers

Bass and electro heavy hip hop from Edinburgh threesome who won both the 2014 SAY award and the Mercury Prize.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 552 4601

With special guests.

O2 Institute, Birmingham

Tue 20 Mar 2018

£16 / 0844 844 0444

2

£18 / 0844 844 0444

The Library

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 844 0444

With special guests.

O2 Ritz, Manchester

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 0161 236 3234

With special guests.

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