NEW ARTIST & NEW VIDEO: “Youthern” By Cloud Boat. New Album 5/28/13
London duo Cloud Boat is set to release a new album, Book of Hours, on May 28 with Apollo / R&S Records. Watch the video for “Youthern” at Clash now! Featuring Sam Ricketts and Tom Clarke amidst stunning choreography fromChantelle Gotobed. Directed by You Ness.
Cloud Boat are slowly but surely carving out a distinctive path for themselves as purveyors of gorgeous, shattered-heart soul bar none. Their new double A-side single, “Youthern” / “Hammerspace” continues that journey, combining majestic, choral soundscapes with alluring, fractured beats to devastating effect, and is yet another reason why their forthcoming album Book of Hours is destined to be one of the most stunningly, exquisitely heart wrenching albums you’ll hear in 2013.
Cloud Boat have also been making rare live outings this year, pulling in captivated audiences in London, Manchester and Birmingham with their compellingly unique strain of electronica. There will be another chance to see the band in all their enthralling glory come May, when they play a special show at the Lexington with their equally ascendant labelmate Nadine Shah.