Steve Mason shares new single "Like A Ripple"

Steve Mason shares new single "Like A Ripple"

Steve Mason makes a stunning return on 18th October with the 4-track Coup d’état EP on Double Six.

The EP features three brand new recordings alongside a Tim Goldsworthy remix of "America Is Your Boyfriend", taken from his much acclaimed album About The Light, which was released in January of this year.


Talking about the opening track, "Like A Ripple", Steve said: "Like A Ripple came from a 4am jam at Dan Carey’s studio in London. Dan and I just went down into his basement studio one night and played together for a couple of hours. I took some loops from that jam (Bomb Squad style ) and wrote a song around one particular 4 second loop. I then took the basic song to Brendan Lynch and we just threw a load of ideas at it. I was listening to I Travel by Simple Minds on repeat during this time, and wanted to do something with a similar energy.  The final bit of extra magic came from Eli, who had sung backing vocals on my About The Light album. After a bit of persuading that it should be her alone on the chorus she slipped from backing singer into spotlight mode and I had what I wanted."

Like "Like A Ripple", the other two new tracks, "Against The World" and "Head Case", produced by Steve Mac and Primal Scream’s Martin Duffy respectively, see Steve sonically reconnect with his more eclectic musical corners, closer perhaps to his Black Affair and King Biscuit Time work than the more recent albums under his own name.

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Steve Mason Coup d'état

EP | 18th October 2019

The Coup d'état EP features three brand new recordings alongside a Tim Goldsworthy remix of "America Is Your Boyfriend".

Tracklisting

  • 1Like A Ripple
  • 2Head Case
  • 3Against the World
  • 4America Is Your Boyfriend (Tim Goldsworthy Remix)

Steve Mason Coup d'état

EP | 18th October 2019

The Coup d'état EP features three brand new recordings alongside a Tim Goldsworthy remix of "America Is Your Boyfriend".

Tracklisting

  • 1Like A Ripple
  • 2Head Case
  • 3Against the World
  • 4America Is Your Boyfriend (Tim Goldsworthy Remix)
Buy Now