‘Danny Nedelko 7”’
Split 7″ single £7.99
1: IDLES “Danny Nedelko”
2: Heavy Lungs “Blood Brother”
IDLES returned this year with their highly acclaimed, Top 5-charting second LP – ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance.’, released on August 31st via Partisan Records. Produced by Space and mixed by Adam Greenspan & Nick Launay (Arcade Fire, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kate Bush), ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance.’ takes aim at everything from toxic masculinity, nationalism, immigration, and class inequality – all while maintaining a visceral, infectious positivity.
Now IDLES have teamed up with Heavy Lungs for a split 7”, released November 30th via Partisan Records. Heavy Lungs feature the legendary Danny Nedelko as their frontman – made famous by IDLES’ pro-immigration anthem ‘Danny Nedelko’, which features on the 7”. He is a close friend of the band (and Ukranian immigrant). ‘Blood Brother’ is a new track by Heavy Lungs that will be released with a video with the pre-order announce on 12 October. The song is about IDLES’ Joe Talbot.
“Idles take their rightful place as not Britain’s, nor Europe’s, but the world’s most vital band” – The Quietus (9/10)
“They might just be Britain’s most necessary band” – The Guardian (★★★★)
“Idles have made one of the best albums of 2018. Maybe the best.” – NME
“The most relevant and at times gut wrenching album of the year” – Drowned In Sound (9/10)
“No band is better equipped to document the here and now, warts and all.” MOJO (★★★★)
“IDLES are the most important band we have right now.” DIY (★★★★★)
“This is the band you want at the helm of the new age” – Upset (★★★★★)
“The most vital album of the year without question” – Louder Than War (9/10)