Single release: 26th July 2019 digitally/ 6th September 2019 on 7" vinyl
Label: BC,NR / Speedy Wunderground/ Black Editions


Today, Black Country, New Road announce a much-anticipated new single in the 8 minute "Sunglasses", mixed by Dan Carey, to be released digitally on 26th July on BC,NR / Speedy Wunderground and physically 6th September on the Thurston Moore-affiliated Blank Editions. 

500 copies of the single will be pressed to 7”, each copy a unique product, with different Polaroid images on each cover taken by the band.


Front man Isaac Wood has the following to say about the single's themes, "it describes a series of events, loosely connected, all yet to happen. The song was intended to be highly inspirational. The lyrics are sometimes concerned with symbols of wealth or affluence but they are not written from a critical or even external position."

Despite scarce information available on the band up to now, their debut single “Athens, France” sold out of its pressing on Speedy Wunderground in a matter of days, they were featured in The Guardian’s tips for 2019 and they have performed in session for 6 Music alongside other early accolades. A precociously young seven-piece featuring both prominent sax and violin in their line-up, BC,NR have cut their teeth playing their first shows alongside the likes of Fat White Family, Black Midi and more.

Black Country, New Road are:

May Kershaw - Keys
Charlie Wayne - Drums
Luke Mark - Guitar
Isaac Wood - Vocals/Guitar
Tyler Hyde - Bass
Lewis Evans - Sax
Georgia Ellery – Violin

Black Country, New Road have also announced a series of UK headlining dates for September / October alongside further festival dates, including Green Man, End Of The Road and Primavera Sound's 20th Anniversary in Spain.

You can catch the band live on the following dates:

20.07.19 - Latitude Festival, Suffolk, UK
26.07.19 - Midi Festival, Hyères, France
02.08.19 - Micro Festival, Liege, Belgium
03.08.19 - Visions Festival, London, UK
17.08.19 - Green Man Festival, London, UK
19.09.19 - Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg, Germany
22.08.19 - The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, UK
23.08.19 - Future Yards, Birkenhead, UK
24.08.19 - End Of The Road Festival, Dorset, UK
24.09 - Boston Music Rooms, London, UK
29.09 - The Portland Arms, Cambridge, UK
30.09 - Hope & Ruin, Brighton, UK
01.10 - Rough Trade, Bristol, UK
02.10 - Yes Basement, Manchester, UK
03.10 - Poetry Club, Glasgow, UK
04.10 - Elsewhere, Margate, UK
19.10 - SWN Festival, Cardiff, UK
20.10 - Future Days, Birmingham, UK
09.11 - Primavera Sound 20th Anniversary, Benidorm, Spain
10.11 - Sonic City, Kortrijk, Belgium

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