Black Country, New Road - Ants From Up There (2LP Black Vinyl)

Black Country, New Road - Ants From Up There (2LP Black Vinyl)

  • Released: 04.02.2022
  • Catalogue No:  ZEN278
  • Barcode:  5054429151428
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Black Country, New Road return today with the news that their second album, “Ants From Up There”, will land on February 4th on Ninja Tune.

Following on almost exactly a year to the day from the release of their acclaimed debut “For the first time”, the band have harnessed the momentum from that record and run full pelt into their second, with “Ants From Up There” managing to strike a skilful balance between feeling like a bold stylistic overhaul of what came before, as well as a natural progression.

Released alongside the announcement the band (Lewis Evans, May Kershaw, Charlie Wayne, Luke Mark, Isaac Wood, Tyler Hyde and Georgia Ellery) have also today shared the first single from the album, ‘Chaos Space Marine’, a track that has already become a live favourite with fans since its first public airings earlier this year - combining sprightly violin, rhythmic piano, and stabs of saxophone to create something infectiously fluid that builds to a rousing crescendo. It’s a track that frontman Isaac Wood calls “the best song we’ve ever written.” It’s a chaotic yet coherent creation that ricochets around unpredictably but also seamlessly. “We threw in every idea anyone had with that song,” says Wood. “So the making of it was a really fast, whimsical approach - like throwing all the shit at the wall and just letting everything stick.”


1. Intro

2. Chaos Space Marine

3. Concorde

4. Bread Song

5. Good Will Hunting

6. Haldern

7. Mark’s Theme

8. The Place Where He Inserted the Blade

9. Snow Globes

10. Basketball Shoes