Watch Rat Boy announces new album ‘Internationally Unknown’ with Rancid’s Tim Armstrong

Rat Boy by Phil Smithies

The record - out next January - is being previewed by its title track.

Rat Boy and Rancid wouldn’t have been a collaboration we’d have banked on at the beginning of the year, but it’s one we’ve now been given!

The Essex-based singer has announced new album ‘Internationally Unknown’ with the punk legends’ Tim Armstrong.

The new record will come out on 25th January, and is being previewed by a video for its title track.

“I wanted to do this completely differently because [debut album] ’SCUM’ took so long, and I was learning the whole way through making it,” Jordan Cardy says of the new collaboration.

“I wanted to make something more personal and raw, which reflected me more. I was trying to find that sweet spot between hip-hop and punk, and Tim really understands that stuff. I’ve never really spoken to anyone else who love hip-hop and punk like I do.”

Listen to ‘Internationally Unknown’ and view Rat Boy’s upcoming UK tour dates below.

08 Nottingham, Rock City
09 Liverpool, Invisible Wind Factory
10 Sheffield, Leadmill
11 Edinburgh, Queen’s Hall
13 Bristol, O2 Academy
16 London, Bush Hall – (playing tracks ‘from the present and future’)
17 London, Electric Brixton (playing ‘SCUM’ in full)
18 London, Electric Ballroom (setlist decided by a fan vote)

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