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Young Fathers Unveil Previously Unheard Track Cocoa Sugar

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 Written by Helen Payne

Young Fathers have unveiled a new track.

Cocoa Sugar was recorded during the sessions for their third LP of the same name, but never made the final cut. It gets a release today as a double a-side single along with a David Wrench edit of the album’s Border Girl.

Much like the tracks that made the record, Cocoa Sugar is synth heavy and has an almost gospel style rhythm. After a floaty introduction, the song goes full pelt in the chorus with a distinct raise in dynamics, repetitive bass drums and simple backing vocals. A deep synth, the same heard in their song Toy, rings out in the last verse before the song ends with dramatic isolated vocal harmonies. Take a listen below.

'Cocoa Sugar' won the electronic hip-hop trio this year's Scottish Album Of The Year Award, and they are set to support it with a UK tour this winter, kicking things off in Glasgow on November 30 and concluding the run with a show at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on December 11.

Young Fathers Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Fri November 30 2018 - GLASGOW O2 Academy Glasgow
Sat December 01 2018 - LEEDS Stylus
Sun December 02 2018 - MANCHESTER Albert Hall
Tue December 04 2018 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Boiler Shop
Wed December 05 2018 - BRISTOL O2 Academy Bristol
Tue December 11 2018 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton

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