slowthai Publicizes New Album UGLY, Shares “Egocentric”: Stream

slowthai has introduced his third studio album, UGLY, out March third by way of Methodology Information/Interscope Information. As a preview, he’s additionally shared the brand new single “Egocentric.”

The title of the album is an acronym for U Gotta Love Your self, the sentiment of which is mirrored in slowthai’s description of the album as “fully me — about how I really feel and what I wish to be… it’s all the pieces I’ve been main as much as.” The sound of UGLY faucets again into slowthai’s love of artists like Nirvana, Radiohead, and Daniel Johnston.

“This album was me making an attempt to emulate the spirit of the brotherhood ethos that bands have. Music is concerning the feeling and emotion that goes into it,” the British artist stated in a press release. “Like an artist making a portray, it’s the expression of that second in time. I actually felt like I didn’t wish to rap, whereas earlier than, rap was the one means I might categorical myself with the instruments I had. Now that I’ve extra freedom to create and do extra, why wouldn’t we alter it up?”

UGLY was produced by Dan Carey (Fontaines D.C., black midi) alongside slowthai’s frequent collaborator Kwes Darko. Musicians who contributed to the album embrace Fontaines D.C., Jockstrap’s Taylor Skye, Beabadoobee guitarist Jacob Bugden, Ethan P. Flynn, and drummer Liam Toon.

See the paintings and tracklist beneath. Pre-orders are ongoing.

That includes a catchy, distorted guitar loop and propulsive drums, “Egocentric” embodies the acronym of the title with lyrics like, “Follow gratitude, yeah, I’m grateful for the life that I lead/ I kiss my son earlier than I put him to sleep,” earlier than slowthai explains his worldview: “Folks suck dick to climb a pyramid, it makes me sick/ However they simply thinkin’ for themselves/ Wealthy get wealthy and I been one in all them.” Stream the observe beneath.

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To advertise the album, slowthai has been livestreaming himself inside a custom-built room with two-way mirrors. On the time of publishing, he seems to have gone to sleep, however you may examine that out beneath.

In November, slowthai returned with a brand new observe known as “i do know nothing” as a part of a Beats by Dre advert marketing campaign. His earlier album was 2021’s TYRON. This summer season, he’s set to open for Blur throughout their first headlining exhibits in eight years and also will seem at Studying and Leeds 2023. Seize your tickets right here.

UGLY Paintings:

UGLY Tracklist:
01. Yum
02. Egocentric
03. Sooner
04. Really feel Good
05. By no means Once more
06. Fuck It Puppet
08. UGLY
09. Falling
10. Wotz humorous
11. Tourniquet
12. 25% Membership



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