Steve Mason has right this moment shared ‘The Folks Say’, the most recent monitor to be taken from his forthcoming fifth solo album, Brothers & Sisters, which is launched on Double Six on Friday third March 2023.
The monitor follows the album’s opening 6Music listed single, ‘No Extra’ feat Javed Bashir which was launched in November final yr.
Speaking concerning the monitor, Steve mentioned: ‘The Folks Say’ is a rallying name for us all, urging individuals to maintain climbing, discover the righteous combat and dive in.”
His most open, sincere and vibrant solo album thus far, it marries the non-public and the political however does so in an emotive and uplifting method. Written towards a backdrop of concern and uncertainty, and at a time when these in cost lurched from one catastrophe to the subsequent mismanagement with growing regularity, Brothers & Sisters is the truth is an extremely joyous, even religious, hear.
With musical contributions from feted Pakistani singer Javed Bashir, British gospel singers Evy Lee, Jayando Cole, Keshia Smith, Connie McCall & Adrian Blake and with Kaviraj Singh on the santoor it’s a report about bringing individuals collectively by way of artwork, music and tradition.
The album shall be obtainable on CD (with gatefold pockets and 16-page booklet), commonplace vinyl (double vinyl with gatefold sleeve and four-page booklet), impartial retailers and Domino Mart vinyl version (double gold vinyl with gatefold sleeve, four-page booklet & 4 postcard set) and DL.
Watch ‘The Folks Say’ BELOW:
Lastly, Steve Mason has introduced a run of full-band U.Ok. dates this Spring. These observe his December 2022 ‘No Extra’ tour which noticed him road-testing songs from the brand new album in a stripped-down format.
The total checklist of forthcoming dates is as follows:
20.04.23 – Future Yard – BIRKENHEAD
21.04.23 – Academy 2 – SHEFFIELD
22.04.23 – Academy 2 – OXFORD
27.04.23 – Brudenell Social Membership – LEEDS
28.04.23 – Pop Recs Ltd – SUNDERLAND
29.04.23 – King Tuts – GLASGOW
03.05.23 – Gorilla – MANCHESTER
04.05.23 – Electrical Ballroom – LONDON
05.05.23 – Rescue Rooms – NOTTINGHAM
06.05.23 – Concorde 2 – BRIGHTON
Tickets for the reveals are on sale now HERE
Lastly, Steve can even play quite a lot of in-stores across the album launch. The dates are as follows:
03.03.23 – Tough Commerce East – LONDON
04.03.23 – Resident – BRIGHTON
06.03.23 – Tough Commerce – BRISTOL
07.03.23 – Related Information – CAMBRIDGE
Steve Mason’s discography: Boys Exterior (2010), Monkey Minds In The Devils Time (2013), Meet The People (2016), About The Gentle (2019).