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Yard Act offer up new track ‘Rich’

It’s the final single before the arrival of debut album ‘The Overload’.

With their eagerly-awaited debut album ‘The Overload’ arriving on 21st January, Yard Act - who covered our Class of 2022 issue! - are sharing new track ‘Rich’. Speaking about the new track, James Smith explains, “‘Rich’ is the natural successor to ‘Payday’. That’s the end of the story right? Success! Status! Security! Except, there’s always more money to be made, and you’re deemed a failure if your life starts to head back in the direction it came from. It’s about being so lost you’re sure you know exactly where you are and how you got there. I also wrote it because I thought it would be quite funny if Yard Act made a shit ton of money after I’d written an anti-capitalist concept album. It’ll be funny if I’m singing this song on stage when I’ve made my mint. “At worst it makes no sense, at best it comes off as pretentious, but that’s the point I’m trying to make when I write anything really. Things only really make sense if you exclude the bits that don’t back up the point you’re trying to make. I’m a hypocrite just like everyone else. I don’t have the answers and I’m just trying to do the best I can. It’ll never be good enough though. Enjoy the ride, life is short and you never know what’s round the corner.” Check it out below, and read our Class of 2022 issue interview with Yard Act here! ‘The Overload’ Tracklisting: 1. The Overload 2. Dead Horse 3. Payday 4. Rich 5. The Incident 6. Witness 7. Land Of The Blind 8. Quarantine The Sticks 9. Tall Poppies 10. Pour Another 11. 100% Endurance See Yard Act live at the following dates: JANUARY 21 | Rough Trade East, London, UK 12pm 21 | Rough Trade East, London, UK 6pm – SOLD OUT 22 | Sister Ray / 100 Club Outstore 1pm 22 | Pryzm, Kingston-Upon-Thames, UK 9pm 23 | Pie and Vinyl Instore, Southsea, UK 1pm 23 | Resident Music Instore, Brighton, UK 6pm – SOLD OUT 24 | Truck Music Store, Oxford, UK 1pm 23 | Rough Trade, Bristol, UK, 6:30PM – SOLD OUT 27 | Rough Trade, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT FEBRUARY 02 | L’Aéronef, Lille, FR 03 | Trix, Borgorhaut, BE 04 | Paradiso Kleine Zaal, Amsterdam, NL – SOLD OUT 05 | Molotow, Hamburg, DE 06 | Stengade, Copenhagen, DK 07 | Plan B, Malmö, SE 09 | Badehaus, Berlin, DE 10 | Blue Shell, Cologne, DE 11 | Rotondes, Luxembourg, LU 12 | La Boule Noire, Paris, FR 17 | Village Underground, London, UK – SOLD OUT 18 | Patterns, Brighton, UK – SOLD OUT 19 | The Joiners, Southampton, UK – SOLD OUT 21 | Exchange, Bristol, UK – SOLD OUT 22 | Clwb Ifor Bach, UK Cardiff – SOLD OUT 23 | Bodega Social, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT 24 | The White Hotel, Salford, UK – SOLD OUT 25 | The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, UK – SOLD OUT 26 | Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK – SOLD OUT MARCH 01 | The Cluny, Newcastle, UK – SOLD OUT 02 | The Caves, Edinburgh – SOLD OUT 03 | Mono, Glasgow, UK – SOLD OUT 04 | Whelans, Dublin, IE 14 – 20 | SXSW, Austin, US 22 | Union Pool, Brooklyn, US 23 | Johnny Brenda’s, Philadelphia, US 24 | TV Eye, Queens, US 25 | The Sinclair, Boston, US 27 | The Garrison, Toronto, CA 29 | Sleeping Village, Chicago, US APRIL 05 | Earth, London, UK 15 | The Casbah, San Diego, US 18 | The Crocodile, Seattle, US 19 | Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, US 21 | Rickshaw Stop, San Francisco, US 30 | Liverpool Sound City, UK MAY 11 | Trinity, Bristol, UK 18 | Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, UK – SOLD OUT 19 | Zanzibar, Liverpool – SOLD OUT 20 | Irish Centre, Leeds, UK – SOLD OUT 21 | Band on the Wall, Manchester, UK – SOLD OUT 22 | The Foundry, Sheffield, UK – SOLD OUT 26 | O2 Academy, Leicester, UK 27 | Arts Centre, Norwich – SOLD OUT 28 | Wide Awake Festival, London JULY 22 | Truck Festival, Oxford, UK 24 | Tramlines, Sheffield, UK 29 | Deer Shed, Thirsk UK 30 | Ynot Festival, Derbyshire, UK AUGUST 05 - 07 | Off Festival, Katowice, PL 09 - 13 | Oya Festival, Oslo, NO NOVEMBER 24 | O2 Academy, Leeds 25 | O2 Ritz, Manchester Get tickets to watch Yard Act live now.

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