Fresh off their latest release of their new single “Better Days,” the New Zealand based reggae ensemble The Black Seeds have dropped more exciting news, announcing that their sixth full-length studio album will be released to the masses September 8 via Easy Star Records for all to enjoy! The album, entitled Fabric has been made available via pre-order and will feature 12 new tracks…
Almost 20 years into their musical career, The Black Seeds have become favorites across the reggae community gaining notoriety with each passing year. Their latest release from 2012, Dust and Dirt, was also released via Easy Star Records and notched their highest charting position for an album across multiple countries. They’ve also had one of their tracks, “One by One,” featured in the award-winning TV series Breaking Bad.
Following the release of Dust and Dirt, The Black Seeds have kept a progressive touring schedule and spent the last couple of years extremely focused on creating their new record. To the delight of many, they’ve already offered up the first single from the forthcoming album entitled “Better Days” -– if you haven’t heard it yet fire up the video below.
Fabric will feature 12 tracks in its entirety, and is expected to expand further sonically from previous releases from the New Zealand phenoms. It has been reported that recording sessions for the album took place at engineer and producer Lee Prebble’s Wellington Studio The Surgery –- Prebble has been a long-time collaborator with The Black Seeds. The result will surely feature their classic dub reggae style and plenty of jams to add to an already impressive catalog. Check out the full track-listing below for Fabric and pre-order your copy today via the Easy Star Records web-store by clicking HERE!
The Black Seeds – Fabric Track-list:
1.) Better Days
2.) Everybody Knows
4.) Lightning Strikes
5.) Moving On
6.) Ride On
7.) Back To You
10.) Wake Up
11.) The Weaver
12.) Lost In The Bush
The Black Seeds On Tour:
The Black Seeds are currently in the midst of their west coast and Canada Tour –- playing select dates and cities through June 24, including the renowned Sierra Nevada World Music Festival. At this time, no other dates have been announced. Check back closer to the release date in September for Fabric as more dates are expected to be announced soon!
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Article By: Brian Glaser
Watch: The Black Seeds – “Better Days” (official lyric video)