BLACK MIDI – ” Chondromalacia Patella “

Posted: May 23, 2021 in MUSIC
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Black Midi are releasing a new album, “Cavalcade”, on May 28th via Rough Trade. Wednesday they shared another song from it, the somewhat jazzy “Chondromalacia Patella” via a Vilhjálmur Yngvi Hjálmarsson-directed video for it. The band have also announced some new U.S. tour dates that happen next March and April and a crazy Cavalcade Golden Ticket contest, with some astounding prizes if you’re a fan of the band.

According to a press release, “Chondromalacia Patella” is “about convalescence, aptly named after a band member’s knee injury from running.”

The Cavalcade Golden Ticket contest runs until October 28th. One golden ticket will be put in an LP in America and one will be put in an LP in the UK. There’s a chance of winning one of three prizes.

Firstly, “black midi will be the function band for an event of your choice,” meaning, we suppose, that they will perform at your wedding, your kid’s bar mitzvah, your birthday party, a gender reveal party, a prom, your retirement party, the opening of a new dry cleaners, etc.

Secondly, a lucky fan will get “one day in the studio with black midi for a creative collaboration.” Ever wanted to badly rap over a black midi song? Now’s your chance.

Finally, the band are giving away “guest list spots for two people for all future worldwide black midi headline live shows for 10 years.” So if you want to see every black midi headline show for the next decade and have the means to travel the world to get to them all (and have nothing else to do with your life whenever the band is on tour), this is the way to do it.

The two golden ticket winners get to pick which of the three prizes they’d like.

The band previously shared the song “John L” upon Cavalcade’s announcement, which was shared via an amazing video. Then they shared the album’s second track “Slow” also via a video

Their debut album, Schlagenheim, also came out in 2019 on Rough Trade, and made it to Best albums Of 2019.

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