The BLINDERS – ” Fantasies of a Stay at Home Psychopath “

Posted: April 29, 2020 in ALBUMS, MUSIC
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The Blinders release their new album, “Fantasies Of A Stay At Home Psychopath”, via Modern Sky UK. A dark blues-waltz underpinned by propulsive bass and evocatively prosaic lyricism, the track straddles the lines between ode and lament while addressing life’s confusing crossroads. The track is accompanied by an arresting video, which cuts between the band performing and wandering the atmospherically bleak landscape of the Peak District.

Fantasies Of A Stay At Home Psychopath, was recorded at Manchester’s Eve Studios alongside producer Rob Ellis (PJ Harvey, Anna Calvi), and mixed by Adrian Bushby (Foo Fighters, Muse).

The follow-up to their critically acclaimed debut album, Columbia, released in 2018, the album explores existential despair, mental health and society’s ills in a time of planetary crisis, and is both a riposte to, and commentary on, the rise of populist ideology. Delivering a blistering collection of powerful tracks, Fantasies Of A Stay At Home Psychopath is imbued with the visceral energy of IDLES, the twisted melodies of solo-era Lennon and the darkness of the Bad Seeds.

In the shadow of Brexit and the climate crisis, The Blinders return with their unique brand of outspoken anthemicism and a sensational album to rouse awareness and inject vital energy into a bleak 2020. Combined with their blistering live energy, get ready for The Blinders to accelerate furiously into the limelight.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, we have had to take the decision to postpone the album release date. ‘Fantasies of a Stay at Home Psychopath’ will now be released on July 17th.

The global pandemic has meant that, logistically, we cannot currently guarantee the release of the album in May. We also hope that the album will now be released at a time when it can fully be enjoyed and celebrated by everyone in the way we all hoped.

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