Home > News & Reviews > Ben Howard

Ben Howard Shares New Track Crowhurst's Meme

Tuesday, 02 February 2021 Written by Jon Stickler

Photo: Roddy Bow

Ben Howard has shared a new song.

Crowhurst's Meme serves as the second taster of the BRIT Award winner and Mercury Prize nominee's upcoming fourth album, 'Collections From The Whiteout', due on March 26 via Island Records. He said:

"This song was firstly inspired by a wonky synth guitar part that I had which had a kind of seasick quality to it, which in my head had a tenuous link to the Donald Crowhurst story – the famous tale of the amateur British sailor who died whilst sailing around the world. These two things seemed to marry and so it became a sort of exploration of the undocumented universal side of the story."

Anchored by a shuffling drumbeat, the song's mellow guitar chords and piano keys guide Howard's laidback vocals at a soothing pace. It follows the previously shared What A Day, which arrived with details of the LP in January.

The follow-up to 2018's 'Noonday Dream' was produced by Howard with Yussef Dayes and the National's Aaron Dessner. It'll feature contributions from Kate Stables of This Is The Kit, Big Thief’s James Krivchenia, and Kyle Keegan of Hiss Golden Messenger. 

Let Us Know What You Think - Leave A Comment!

Related News

Mon 26 Apr 2021
Ben Howard Adds Further Shows To September Tour Plans Including Eden Sessions Performance
Tue 06 Apr 2021
Ben Howard - Collections From the Whiteout (Album Review)
Tue 23 Mar 2021
Ben Howard Posts New Track Sorry Kid
Mon 01 Mar 2021
Ben Howard To Support New Album 'Collections From The Whiteout' With September London Shows
Wed 27 Jan 2021
Ben Howard Sets March Release For New Album 'Collections From The Whiteout', Shares New Track
< Prev   Next >