slowthai

TYRON

£24.99
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5th February 2021 / LP or CD / Method Records
     

slowthai

TYRON

£24.99
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Released: 5th February 2021
This release is available for pre order and has a scheduled release date of 5th February 2021. In the event of any delays we will try to keep this page updated. It is listed at a special discounted pre order price that will revert to full price during the week of release. Please note, If you make a purchase that includes a pre-order item together with an in-stock item in the same order, we will typically hold your box until all items are in stock before we ship. You can read more about our shipping policies here.

+ slowthai has signed some exclusive lithographs for us and they will ship FREE in all LP preorders whilst stocks last.

TYRON
is a tale of two halves exposing human complexity. Just as with the narrative of his own life, there are always two sides to every story. Side one re-introduces us to the classic hubris, machismo, and braggadocio typical of rap music. Side two takes what you thought you knew about slowthai and flips on its head. ‘feel away’ and ‘nhs’ go some way to dip a toe inside the complexities of his mind but delve deeper and you’ll be left with a clearer understanding of who he truly is. Honesty is paramount as ultimately Ty wants listeners to know that “it’s ok to be yourself”.

+ Indie LP is pressed on 2 x Transparent Clear Vinyl and includes a bonus track. 

+ Standard LP includes scented apple shaped sticker - DO NOT EAT YOUR VINYL. 

TYRON was formed against the backdrop of an unforgiving climate where judgement, shaming and underdeveloped and simplistic conceptions of other people are fashionable. Instead of succumbing to such simplicity, TYRON presents an artist who is unabashedly complicated and willing to explore themes of loneliness, identity, self-acceptance, and the difficulties in becoming an individual. Unlike the political overtone of slowthai’s debut album ‘Nothing Great About Britain’ which took listeners on a journey through slowthai’s turbulent upbringing and his stance on British life – this self-titled follow up, TYRON is a melodic dive through the expansive landscape of his feelings. His ability to bear his imperfections and contradictions makes TYRON an album that is the antithesis of a culture of purity. A resistance to the rising tide of moral one-upmanship and the pervasive self-righteousness that blinds us to our own fallibility.

 

Format /LP or CD
Released /5th February 2021
Catalogue / MTHDVB2
Barcode / 0602435362168
Artist / slowthai
Genre / Rap and R&B
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