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LISTEN: New Årabrot Single
Christian Eede , April 20th, 2018 13:52

A new track from Årabrot will be released on a Record Store Day-only 12" single

Årabrot have shared a new track called 'Sinnerman', a re-interpretation of Nina Simone's track of the same name, which you can listen to above.

The track will be released on April 21 on a limited 12" for Record Store Day by Pelagic Records. Its release comes ahead of new material from the band later this year, who've recently finished recording a new project called Who Do You Love.

"'Old blues, the minstrels in dirty suits, the chaingang choirs, the gospels, the deep roots of folk and country music channeled through generations of blood and sweat, the love and hate of biblical proportions,"says Kjetil Nernes of the group. "This is all such a pivotal part of the greatest art. That being literature, music or even film. I watched the Nina Simone documentary one night and was deeply moved by her version of 'Sinnerman'. A few days later I tried a different take of the song in our studio and it had a nerve I quite enjoyed. We tried it again some time later and that particular vibe was still there. I had no plan for the song at all, no idea if it actually was good or not. I wasn’t even sure it would be included on the album. Boy was I wrong."

The band will play Roadburn festival on April 21. You can find more details here.