Young Fathers share new album details

Young Fathers share details of their new album 'White Men are Black too,'

Young Fathers just announced their latest album White Men Are Black Men Too, out April 7 on Big Dada. The UK-based trio follows their 2014 Mercury Prize-winning album DEAD with a 12-track set written and recorded throughout 2014 while they were on tour, and then completed at their studio in Edinburgh.

“Rain or Shine” is the first single from the album. Describing the track, the band asks: “you wanted to hear The Monks jamming with Can and the Commodores, right? And then The Last Poets jumping in on the end before it gets too late? And a paranoid prophet, wandering a post-apocalyptic desert, talking to himself? Served with fries…”

Young Fathers is ‘G’ Hastings, Alloysious Massaquoi and Kayus Bankole. The three men are each named after their fathers, a unifying bond for the band. They released their album DEAD in 2014, which won them the 2014 Mercury Prize. DEAD included single “GET UP,” which they performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live last summer.


White Men Are Black Men Too – Track Listing

01 – Still Running
02 – Shame
03 – Feasting
04 – 27
05 – Rain Or Shine
06 – Sirens
07 – Old Rock n Roll
08 – Nest
09 – Liberated
10 – John Doe
11 – Dare Me
12 – Get Started

Young Fathers Tour Dates

Apr 09 Boston, MA – Great Scott

Apr 10 Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall Of Williamsburg

Apr 11 Philadelphia, PA – Boot & Saddle

Apr 12 Washington, VA – Rock N Roll Hotel

Apr 14 Raleigh, NC – Kings

Apr 15 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade (Hell Stage)

Apr 16 New Orleans, LA – Republic

Apr 17 Houston, TX – Fitzgeralds

Apr 18 Dallas, TX – Trees

Apr 19 Austin, TX – Parish

Apr 21 Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar

Apr 22 San Diego, CA – Casbah

Apr 24 Los Angeles, CA – The Echo

Apr 25 San Francisco, CA – The Independent

Apr 29 Portland, OR – Holocene

Apr 30 Vancouver, BC – Fortune Sound Club

May 01 Victoria, BC – Distrikt

May 02 Seattle, WA – Neumos

May 05 Boise, ID – Neurolux

May 06 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge

May 07 Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge

May 08 Lincoln, NE – Vega

May 09 Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry

May 10 Chicago, IL – Lincoln Hall

May 13 St. Louis, MO – Firebird

May 14 Nashville, TN – Exit In

May 16 Gulf Shores, AL – Hangout Fest

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