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Shed Seven announce new Youth produced album

Shed Seven announce new Youth produced album


Shed Seven will return with their first album in additional than six years after they launch ‘A Matter of Time’ on January twelfth 2024 through Cooking Vinyl. Coming as 2024 represents the band’s thirtieth anniversary collectively, the album is launched alongside at this time’s launch of the brand new single ‘Kissing California’ in addition to the affirmation of a headline tour this autumn.For ‘A Matter of Time’, Shed Seven’s core members – vocalist Rick Witter, guitarist Paul Banks and bassist Tom Gladwin – reconnected with the traditional albums that first impressed them to type a band. The ensuing document sparkles with the liberated exuberance and full-throttle rock ‘n’ roll angle of a gaggle who’re making music for the sheer pleasure of expressing themselves and performing collectively. Whereas the album broadens the Shed Seven sonic palette a contact, it’s filled with the towering, arms-in-the-air anthems and craving melancholia that followers have come to like them for.

The trio enlisted a brand new line-up for the album, calling upon drummer Rob ‘Maxi’ Maxfield (Audioweb) and keyboardist Tim Willis (Ian Brown). The album was produced by the Grammy Award-winning Youth (The Verve, Pink Floyd) at El Mirador Studios in Andalucia, Spain, earlier than being accomplished by main mixer Cenzo Townshend (Florence + The Machine, Inhaler).

Paul Banks says, “For this album, we took a nostalgic journey again to our roots, immersing ourselves within the information and sounds that ignited our ardour for songwriting on the tender age of 12. The influences of bands like The Smiths, R.E.M., U2, Easy Minds, The Treatment, and Duran Duran permeate each observe, making it a heartfelt homage to these cherished instances. It embodies the essence of rebirth, empowering people to embrace their true selves with out inhibition. With utmost conviction, we declare this as the head of our musical endeavours – the document we’ve all the time yearned to create.”

Like quite a few favourites from the Shed Seven again catalogue, the lead single ‘Kissing California’ is immediately addictive – this time with chiming guitars, sun-scorched melodies and charismatic vocals all contributing to its life-affirming positivity.

Rick Witter provides, “‘Kissing California’ is Shed Seven’s summer season anthem. It’s primarily a celebration of being alive, and grabbing the chance to color the city purple with somebody particular and have the very best of instances. It’s the drugs all of us want typically.”

Elsewhere, ‘A Matter of Time’ flows from adrenalised punky power-pop proper via to epic slow-burners, full with some particular visitors: Comfortable Mondays’ legend Rowetta contributing fervent gospel vocals to ‘In Ecstasy’, Laura McClure of Reverend & The Makers on the folky-pop of ‘Tripping With You’ and Peter Doherty, who duets with Witter on the dramatic nearer ‘Throwaways’.

‘A Matter of Time’ is now obtainable to pre-order or pre-save HERE. A variety of bodily codecs can be found with exclusives for Amazon, Assai Data, HMV and choose indie tales. A particular bonus ‘A Matter of Time: Deep Cuts’ CD is barely obtainable with bundles bought from the band’s official retailer, with choices together with a signed digipak CD, a signed dolphin colored vinyl, and a twin pink/inexperienced cassette.

Followers who pre-order ‘A Matter of Time’ from the band’s official retailer will obtain entry to a pre-sale for tickets for the October tour. The pre-sale will open at 9:30am on Wednesday, July nineteenth and can stay stay till any remaining tickets go on common sale at 9:30am on Friday, July 21st through www.gigsandtours.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.

Within the meantime, Shed Seven will play choose gigs this summer season together with a sold-out 6000-capacity present at Millenium Sq., Leeds, on July fifteenth and a headline set at Social gathering At The Palace on August twelfth.

Shed Seven emerged as one of many large hitters through the heyday of Britpop, their catalogue of traditional singles resulting in seven High 20 hits together with ‘Going For Gold’, ‘Chasing Rainbows’, ‘Disco Down’ and ‘On Standby’ in addition to 4 High 10 albums. Their reputation has continued since reforming in 2007, with 2017’s ‘Instantaneous Pleasures’ album debuting at #8 – their highest-charting document in eighteen years. The band’s subsequent sold-out reveals have includedLeeds First Direct Area, the O2 Academy Brixton and Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse.

‘A Matter of Time’ tracklist:


  1. ‘Let’s Go’
  2. ‘Kissing California’
  3. ‘Speak of the City’
  4. ‘Let’s Go Dancing’
  5. ‘In Ecstasy’ (that includes Rowetta)
  6. ‘Tripping With You’ (that includes Laura McClure)
  7. ‘Let’s Go (Once more)’
  8. ‘Actual Love’
  9. ‘F:Okay:H’
  10. ‘Ring The Adjustments’
  11. ‘Starlings’
  12. ‘Throwaways’ (that includes Peter Doherty)

Tour dates:

nineteenth – Cardiff, The Tramshed
twentieth – London, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire
twenty first – Nottingham, Rock Metropolis
twenty third – Stoke-on-Trent, Victoria Corridor
twenty fourth – Wolverhampton, Wulfrun Corridor
twenty sixth – Glasgow, The Barrowland Ballroom
twenty seventh – Middlesbrough, City Corridor
twenty eighth – Manchester, Albert Corridor



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