FANTASTIC NEGRITO PERFORMED “PLASTIC HAMBURGERS”
LATER… WITH JOOLS HOLLAND
WATCH “PLASTIC HAMBURGERS” HERE
While on an expansive tour across the UK and Europe, Fantastic Negrito and his band performed “Plastic Hamburgers” from his new album Please Don’t Be Dead on BBC Two’s Later… with Jools Holland. Holland will be interviewing Fantastic Negrito about his life story, album cover, music, Chris Cornell and much more this Saturday, October 27 on BBC Two.
“Over a series of heaving, stomping riffs, it’s a cranked-up, slow-grinding attack on addiction and consumerism with a chant-along chorus: “Let’s break out these chains/Let’s burn it down.”
“Last year, he won a Grammy for the Best Contemporary Blues Album for 2016’s Last Days of Oakland. The new album (Please Don’t Be Dead), with its intense fervor, should make that two years in a row.”
“With its greasy guitar stomp and falsetto vocal delivery, “The Duffler” fills the middle ground between modern protest music for the political rally and sweaty, sexed-up baby-making music for the bedroom.”
“When you’ve been a small-time drug hustler, experienced a brush with death, a false start as a major label artist, and life as a busker, you’re well-positioned to sing the blues – as Fantastic Negrito does on his incendiary, consciousness-raising new album, Please Don’t Be Dead.”
“One of the year’s most compelling albums”
“Negrito puts himself in the middle of the fray with Please Don’t Be Dead …and offers his songs for the soundtrack of the lives of those who won’t give up and are willing to carry on.”
There is desperation and urgency in Fantastic Negrito’s new album Please Don’t Be Dead. For anyone who ever felt like it was over yet hoped it wasn’t, this is your music. Please Don’t Be Dead is available for streaming now at all DSPs. For more information about the record and tour dates, please visit Fantastic Negrito online.
FANTASTIC NEGRITO ON TOUR
NOVEMBER1 – London, UK – Dingwalls3 – Den Haag, Netherlands – Crossing Border Festival4 – Paris, France – Cafe de la Danse5 – Amsterdam, Netherlands – Biterzoet7 – Valencia, Spain – 16 Toneladas8 – Barcelona, Spain – LA 2 DE APOLO9 – Inca, Spain – Fabrica Ramis11 & 12 – Milan, Italy – Santeria Social Club14 – Zurich, Switzerland – Plaza Club and bar15 – Antwerpen, Belgium – De Roma17 – Sumpek, Czech Republic – Blues Alive Festival19 – Hamburg, Germany – Knust20 – Koln, Germany – Luxor
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