YOUNG FATHERS – SHAME [VIDEO]

‘White Men Are Black Men Too‘, the new album from Young Fathers dropped on Monday, and it just maybe the Edinburgh trio’s best work yet.  Following the release, recent single ‘Shame‘ has just been given the visual treatment in a way that’s every bit as disturbing as it is life-affirming.  It features a young man who breaks…

YOUNG FATHERS – WHITE MEN ARE BLACK MEN TOO

Young Fathers won the Mercury Prize with their last album, ‘Dead‘.  Far more importantly, it was named our favourite album of 2014.  Not a single laurel, however, was rested upon by the Edinburgh trio, and they got straight back into the studio and recorded their new, controversially-titled ‘White Men Are Black Men Too’.  In short, ‘WMABMT’…

YOUNG FATHERS – SHAME

After the recently released ‘Rain Or Shine‘, comes another new track from Young Fathers’ upcoming album ‘White Men Are Black Too’.  ‘Shame’ is a relatively up-beat track, which is more reminiscent of TV On The Radio than ever before.  It manages to be as catchy as any Pop song you’re likely to hear [both the…

6 MUSIC FESTIVAL: YOUNG FATHERS

  Young Fathers lit up The Sage last night at the BBC’s 6 Music Festival with a live show that is as charged with energy and emotion as it is inch-perfect in terms of execution.  As it has been since the release of their third album, ‘Dead‘, the Edinburgh trio’s performance was absolutely engrossing, to…

BBC 6 MUSIC FESTIVAL PREVIEW

BBC 6 Music hosts their first ever music festival this weekend in Province’ home town, Newcastle Upon Tyne.  They’ll be bringing some of our favourite artists to the North East’s premier music venues such as The Cluny 2, The Sage Gateshead, Newcastle Academy and The Boilershop.  We’ll be in attendance at the event, updating you at…

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2014

Some fantastic albums made up last year’s list, with the top spot going to Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus‘ [an absolute game-changer in our opinion.   Now that 2014 is drawing to a close, it’s time for us to get our list on all over again in the arbitrary necessity that is the end-of-year album list.  Check…

YOUNG FATHERS – SOON COME SOON

When asked how they were going to celebrate winning the Mercury Prize for ‘DEAD‘, Young Fathers said they were straight off to Germany to record new material.  Less than a month later, and it appears the Edinburgh trio weren’t kidding!  Back with a new sound, another album may be on the way sooner than one…