22-year-old, South Londoner Loyle Carner announces his highly anticipated debut album 'Yesterday's Gone' will be released 20th January through burgeoning label AMF Records. Lead single ‘The Isle Of Arran’ was premiered on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show and was hailed her Hottest Record In The World. Fans can receive ‘The Isle Of Arran’, ‘Ain’t Nothing Changed’, ‘Florence’, ‘Stars & Shards’ and ‘No CD’ when they preorder ‘Yesterday’s Gone’.
Preorder the album here:
Tracklisting: 1.The Isle Of Arran, 2. Mean It In The Morning, 3. Damselfly (FT Tom Misch), 4. Ain't Nothing Changed, 5. Swear, 6. Florence (FT Kwes), 7. The Seamstress (Tooting Masala), 8. Stars & Shards, 9. No Worries (FT. Rebel Kleff & Jhest), 10. Rebel 101, 11. No CD (FT. Rebel Kleff), 12. Mrs C, 13. Sun Of Jean (FT. Mum and Dad)
Loyle's insight, erudition and poetic intensity have earned him the respect of all the right people: die-hard hip-hop fans, industry insiders and most importantly, his peers. ‘Yesterday’s Gone’ is planted at an intersection between the boom-bap of East Coast hip-hop, jazz-inflected portraits of South London, and soulful laid back pop. There’s a bedrock of honest and raw sentimentality running through ‘Yesterday’s Gone’.
Album opener 'The Isle Of Arran' sounds a little like early Kanye - with its pitched-up gospel sample, a chorus of rhythmic claps propelling the tune along and lyrics marked by relatability, honesty, self-depreciation, themes of responsibility and family, it hits the ground running and sets the tone for the whole album.
"Loyle Carner is Britain's most recent new hope in hip hop" - The Fader
“Expect Loyle Carner to keep killing it” – NME
“Carner combines emotive subject matter with an easy flow” – The Observer
Having shared stages with the likes of Nas, MF Doom and Kate Tempest, sold out international tours, Loyle announced two nights at Shepherd's Bush Empire and today confirms further UK headline dates. Fans will be able to access an exclusive presale on Wednesday 24th November by pre-ordering the album from Loyle’s website www.loylecarner.com. General tickets go onsale Friday 26th November.
2nd Feb – Workmans Club, Dublin
3rd Feb – Garage, Glasgow
4th Feb – Liquid Room, Edinburgh
5th Feb – Riverside, Newcastle
7th Feb – O2 Academy, Oxford
8th Feb – Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds
9th Feb – Academy 2, Manchester
11th Feb – Waterfront, Norwich
12th Feb – Motion, Bristol
13th Feb – The Hub, Plymouth
15th Feb – Engine Rooms, Southampton
16th Feb – 02 Institute 2, Birmingham
17th Feb – Shepherds Bush Empire, London
18th Feb – Shepherds Bush Empire, London
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