Beans on Toast returns with an impressive new single, ‘The Golden Lion’. It’s a music that tells of Beans’ love for a selected place and its individuals, for a wonderful British pub in Todmorden, West Yorkshire, and for the myths and timeless magic to be discovered there. It feels genuine as a result of it’s, as Beans explains: “The characters within the ‘The Golden Lion’ are actual individuals, as is the weird historical past of the city that the music alludes to. I performed a present on the pub final 12 months and was so impressed by the city, the pub and its people who I couldn’t assist however write a people music about it. As with the city, the music is quintessentially English, mysterious and boozy.” Together with his guitar and easygoing vocal, he finds a gently charming tune that leaves you buzzing alongside. The accompanying video is designed to appear like outdated archive movie footage of the pub and city and it helps to strengthen the fact of the places and other people there, even because the native myths unfold.
That is the primary single from the forthcoming album, ‘The Toothpaste and the Tube’, which will probably be launched on 1st December 2023 – a date on which we historically hear a brand new album from Beans on Toast annually. Beans will return to The Golden Lion in Todmorden for a particular album-launch present as a part of his large UK tour in 2023 and 2024. He says of the brand new report: “The title of this album refers back to the line “You may’t put the toothpaste again within the tube” which is a elaborate pants method of claiming – it’s what it’s, which feels proper for this assortment of songs. A few of them take care of issues we face as humanity, and a few of them rejoice household life or the legacy of a very good boozer. There are additionally songs about shedding a liked one or the enjoyment of swimming within the sea. It feels to me like this report covers numerous floor and numerous different subject material which is good, kinda like an old-fashioned Beans on Toast report.” The new materials was recorded with highly-regarded blues duo Ferris & Sylvester, who invited Beans into their household dwelling for per week to place the album collectively. The finish result’s a different, heat and accessible assortment of engrossing up to date people. Test it out.
From up north however now hiding in rural Suffolk. An insomniac music-lover. Love discovering new music to get misplaced in – nation, singer-songwriters, Americana, rock…no matter. At present having fun with Ferris & Sylvester, John Smith, Jarrod Dickenson, William Prince, Frank Turner, Our Man within the Subject…