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10 Best Songs of the Week: Cate Le Bon, Kevin Morby, Fat White Family, C Dunan, and More

Plus Heather Woods Broderick, Wand, The Soft Cavalry, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Apr 19, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. It was slim pickings this week for truly inspiring new tracks, but there were enough to recommend to put together this week's list. We also realized their were two songs we should've included on recent Songs of the Week lists but neglected to, so we've given them special mention here. More

Album of the Week: Fat White Family

Wand is the Runner Up (Plus Stream New Albums from Lizzo, Drugdealer, Diane Coffee, and More)

Apr 19, 2019

England's Fat White Family have released a new album, Serfs Up!, today via Domino, their first for the label (and third album overall) and it's our Album of the Week. Find out more info on it below. Also below are streams for other albums released today, including close runner-up Laughing Matter, by Wand. More

Fat White Family – Stream the New Album

Serfs Up! Out Now via Domino

Apr 19, 2019

England's Fat White Family have released a new album, Serfs Up!, today via Domino, their first for the label (and third album overall). Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here. More

Apr 18, 2019

England's Fat White Family are releasing a new album, Serfs Up!, tomorrow (April 19) via Domino, their first for the label (and third album overall). Now they have shared another song from the album, "When I Leave," via a strange video for the track. Fiona Godivier directed the clip, which features a weird parade through a forest. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Strand of Oaks, Rose Elinor Dougall, Weyes Blood, and More

Plus Tamaryn, Fat White Family, Tame Impala, Cate Le Bon, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 22, 2019

Today was a fantastic day for new album releases, with fresh full-lengths from Strand of Oaks, Jenny Lewis, Andrew Bird, Tamaryn, Sleeper, These New Puritans, American Football, Lambchop, Avey Tare, Nilüfer Yanya, Ex Hex, and others. Album tracks from some of them made this week's Songs of the Week list, which also contains several new singles released this week. More

Fat White Family Share Bloody Monty Python-Esque Video for New Song Feat. Baxter Dury

“Tastes Good With the Money” Video Directed by Róisín Murphy

Mar 20, 2019

England's Fat White Family are releasing a new album, Serfs Up!, on April 19 via Domino. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Tastes Good With the Money," via a crazy and bloody video directed by fellow musician Róisín Murphy that has a bit of a Monty Python vibe to it. The song features Baxter Dury, who also appears in the video.  More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Fat White Family, Lizzo, Sharon Van Etten, Cherry Glazerr, and More

Plus SOAK, SASAMI, POND, Beirut, Priests, Steve Gunn, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 11, 2019

Welcome to the first Songs of the Week of 2019. We took an extended break in December, as there aren't too many notable new songs released at the end of the year (beyond endless Christmas covers), but the past week has been filled with exciting new album announcements, most accompanied by new singles worthy of consideration for this list. More

Fat White Family Announce New Album, Share New Song “Feet”

Serfs Up! Due Out April 19 via Domino and Features Baxter Dury

Jan 10, 2019

British trio Fat White Family have announced a new album, Serfs Up!, and shared a new song from it, the string-backed "Feet." More

Jun 30, 2017

As crazy as political life may be in the US, Britain has its own problems after voting a year ago to completely reshape the country by leaving the European Union. Lias Saoudi of Fat White Family and The Moonlandingz joins us this week to discuss Brexit before we throw in healthcare reform, travel bans, cancelled festivals, and Glastonbury.  More

Fat White Family Announces First Ever U.S. Tour

Champagne Holocaust Due Out August 19

Jul 24, 2014

Save for a few shows at SXSW, Fat white Family hasn’t spent much time on our side of the pond. More

Mar 31, 2014

Here’s a SXSW photo gallery by Mark Redfern. More



Reviews

Serfs Up

Serfs Up

Domino

May 09, 2019

Staggering out of a Brixton blur of warehouse parties and cheap drugs, London's Fat White Family appeared to be a bunch of sloppy urchins with a penchant for Birthday Party rip-offs; songs like 2014's "Touch the Leather" and "I Am Mark E Smith" setting out a vaguely shambolic stall of bleak but perhaps humorous, crawling, creeping punk rock.  More