Following his 2017 self-titled debut, Mura Masa has announced some exciting details about its follow-up! Set for release on 17th January, his highly anticipated sophomore record ‘R.Y.C’ (Raw Youth Collage) sees him taking an ambitious step forward in his music, exploring loads of new sounds, and addressing a “generational addiction to nostalgia”.
Sharing new track ‘No Hope Generation’ alongside the announcement, it’s an experimental blend of emo and 90s rave, showing his penchant for giving alternative sounds an exciting revamp.
The latest glimpse into the new 11 track record, the album will see Mura Masa joined by the likes of Clairo, slowthai, Georgia and Ellie from Wolf Alice! Check out the full track list below.
‘R.Y.C’ (Raw Youth Collage) - Tracklist:
1. ‘Raw Youth Collage’
2. ‘No Hope Generation’
3. ‘I Don’t Think I Can Do This Again’ (with Clairo)
4. ‘a meeting at an oak tree’ (with Ned Green)
5. ‘Deal Wiv It’ (with slowthai)
6. ‘vicarious living anthem’
7. ‘In My Mind’
8. ‘Today’ (with Tirzah)
9. ‘Live Like We’re Dancing’ (with Georgia)
10.’Teenage Headache Dreams’ (with Ellie Rowsell)
11. ‘(nocturne for strings and a conversation)’
See Mura Masa live at the following dates.
20 - UK, London - Alexandra Palace
22 - UK, Manchester - O2 Victoria Warehouse
27 - Belgium, Antwerp - Lotto Arena
29 - Netherlands, Amsterdam - AFAS Live
03 - Switzerland, Zurich - X-Tra
05 - Germany, Munich - Tonhalle
07 - Germany, Berlin - Columbiahalle
10 - Poland, Warsaw - Stodola
12 - Denmark, Copenhagen - Vega
14 - Germany, Hamburg - edel-optics.de Arena
16 - San Francisco, CA - The Warfield
22 - Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom
23 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Sodo
24 - Vancouver, BC - The Vogue
28 - Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
29 - Chicago, IL - The Riviera
01 - Toronto, ON - Rebel
02 - Montreal, QC - MTelus
03 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
05 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
06 - Washington, DC - Fillmore
08 - New York, NY - Brooklyn Steel
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