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GOLDBLUME Announce New Album and UK Tour Dates

GOLDBLUME Announce New Album and UK Tour Dates

GoldblumeIn the three years since their 2015 formation, Cambridge-based alternative three-piece, Goldblume, have gone from strength to strength as they worked away in the shadows. The result of their labours? The band’s debut album, HUSK, set for a 9th November 2018 release on Aaahh!!! Real Records.

Speaking on the album, guitarist, Jethro Steel said “It’s almost surreal. Having spent so much time thinking about this record, rehearsing it, discussing the announcements and planning the tour. It’s honestly just so exciting to share it with people because as soon as other people know about it as well, it becomes real; and we can’t wait to show them.”

Catch the band on tour throughout November:

08 Nov – Cambridge, Portland Arms
11 Nov – Ipswich, Smokehouse
12 Nov – Brighton, Pipeline
13 Nov – Bath, St James Wine Vaults
15 Nov – Leicester, Vault
16 Nov – Peterborough, Ostrich Inn
17 Nov – Bury St Edmunds, Hunter Club
22 Nov – Hertford, Dog and Whistle
24 Nov – Haverhill, Arts Centre

 

HUSK is a record that is impossible to pigeonhole neatly, drawing aspects of math-rock, grunge, punk and alternative rock. Following on from 2015’s Real Nice and 2017’s Go Figure EPs—as well as the standalone single, ‘Fawning’, and a session with BBC Introducing—HUSK is a mature step forwards, showing Goldblume in a whole new light, and reaching a new level of songwriting craftsmanship.

The new album is a three-year journey into trying to find a sense of self and connecting it to the face you see in the mirror. HUSK is a record which encourages you to be kinder to you, and to better understand the mental state of other people, as well as your own.

It’s about no longer wondering who that person is, staring back at you. It’s about trying to be patient and loving to yourself and your mental state, and developing a safe way to cope and survive. It’s about growth and emotional balance; learning to hear something that you can’t believe—or you never considered to be true—and retaining the ability to not melt down if and when those perceived walls finally fall down.

Recorded by David Leighton at River Run Studios in Potton, Cambridgeshire and self-produced and mixed by the band themselves at guitarist Jethro’s home studio, these 10 tracks are a dichotomy—bold, emotional and powerful, but also intricate and delicate.

HUSK is available to pre-order on CD/Deluxe CD from Aaahh!!! Real Records; and through all digital outlets

 

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