Released: 28th Apr, 2017
Label: Tru Thoughts
The next single from Anchorsong’s ‘Ceremonial’ album on Tru Thoughts (Number 5 in BBC 6Music’s Albums of the Year 2016) is the attention-grabbing track “Mother”alongside new track, “Slider”.
Underpinned by intense and characterful, incredibly skilful Tribal drum rhythms, 'Mother' is a potent snapshot of the album as a whole, on which Anchorsong (AKA producer Masaaki Yoshida) took a stylistic leap by combining his unique gift for catchy melodic phrasing with idiosyncratic beats and vintage African influences. It is testament to the album's charm that a year after its release, and four singles later, the standout tracks from this powerful LP keep on coming.
Showcasing his more recent progress in the studio, this single also boasts a new bonus track, “Slider”, which sees the multi-talented Yoshida riding a dreamy guitar groove, laced with heart-melting strings and synths, and propelled by the subtle energy of an intricately woven backdrop of percussion.
"It’s so infectious... it’s so different... it’s great to find music like that!"Elton John
"Brilliant... absolutely worth checking out"Giles Peterson