Posts Tagged ‘Yellow Days’

April 5, 2018

I can’t wait for tomorrow night to arrive, and I’ve been looking forward to it for a very long time. English wunderkind Yellow Days will be making his San Francisco debut at a long sold out Popscene at the Rickshaw Stop, with Mallrat in tow, too! It’s quite the fitting coincidence that the acclaimed artist has released a new song today too. The Way Things Change reminds us why we’ve fallen hard for his gravelly voice and his droopy, murky form of haunting lo-fi soul and acidic psychedelia. It even seems extra groovy for the artist compared to some of his more hazily drifting hymnals. Bluesy instrumentals embellish the nineteen year old prodigy‘s first music of the year. The British artist/producer is now working on his official debut album following 2017′s Harmless Melodies EP and his full length “Is Everything Okay In Your World?” project. Almost every date of Yellow Days’ international spring tour is sold out, unsurprisingly. Find out more on his website, here. The Way Things Change, out on Columbia, is available, here.

October 30, 2017

Last Friday, an artist whom we consider one of the most talented newcomers this past year released his debut album. You can stream ‘Is Everything Okay In Your World?’ in full, here. Young English artist Yellow Days continues to haunt and stir with his signature combination of psychedelic pop and lo-fi soul on songs like this one off the album, I’ve Been Thinking Too Hard, creating a dreamy pensive, droopy yearning effect with his music. The album is a more than satiating culmination of our year long addiction to George van den Broeck and his gooey viscous, muggy churning music. His album is available from iTunes, here.

October 19, 2017

To be honest, describing Yellow Days music hasn’t come easy. The unique 18 year old wunderkind continues to defy convention and classification with his psychedelic vintage pop and lo-fi soul on new single Holding On. He builds ever so strongly towards the release of his upcoming full length project ‘Is Everything Okay In Your World?’ with yet another forlorn crackling, shabby warped experimental track on which George van den Broeck’s vocals are on showstopping display. This is the sort of music that could haunt you forever. Time doesn’t seem to exist when you listen to Yellow Days. It could be decades prior right now, or years ahead in the future. I feel as if I’m listening to him through an old phonograph sometimes. A movie reel of broken hearted memories play through my mind as I suddenly feel faded and old beyond my years. Yet this anguish is so sublime… it’s as if Yellow Days knows all of the struggles and loss that our hearts have gone through. And all we want to do is “hold on” to that feeling of sad comfort. Yellow Days explains of Holding On: 

‘The track is about living your life in a manner that you’re always holding on, finding day to day life hard. It’s about modern depression’. ‘Is Everything Okay In The World?’ will be out on October 27th via Good Years. 

September 23, 2017

Yellow Days came swinging out of the gates last year to become one of the most heavily lauded and widely acclaimed indie artists of the moment. The 18 year old wunderkind continues to impress as he works towards the release of his upcoming project ‘Is Everything Okay In Your World?’ by sharing an astonishing new single named I Believe In Love. As always, there’s a ghostliness to George van den Broek’s warped and gauzy form of saccharine aching, deeply cutting alt soul and psych blues. Love is romantic, yet love is poignant. Love is powerful, so love is unmerciful. But we’ll always believe in it, because that’s what makes life worth living. Never has this seemed more palpable in a song than in Yellow Days’ spacey, woozy new song, on which his quivering voice carries a mountain of heart rending anguish along with its staunch conviction. Yellow Days will be playing a series of dates in the UK and Europe this fall, all of them sold out, unsurprisingly. Debut full length Is ‘Everything Okay In Your World?’ drops on October 27th via Good Years.

August 11, 2017

MOOSIQ MOSAIC : 08.09.2017

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August 10, 2017

It’s safe to say that all tastemakers are in consensus when it comes to the brilliance of rising talent George Van De Broek, better known as Yellow Days, and it’s hard to believe 10 months have flown by since he first floored IHM with haunting single Your Hand Holding Mine. The young English musician twists our hearts and entraps our souls with yet another woozy soulful new tune named Hurt In Love. To say his music is eclectic is an understatement. Its murky atmospherics, blues guitar, psychedelic soul, and gossamer gospel combine for a raw affecting, beautifully breathtaking effect. Hurt In Love is dark yet sensuous, moody yet salacious, like a strange and quirky combination of James Blake and Michael Kiwanuka. The dusky warped single is lifted from Yellow Days forthcoming project “Is Everything OK In Your World?”, which follows on his acclaimed debut EP Harmless Melodies. The EP will be arriving this autumn via Good Years.

July 6, 2017

MOOSIQ MOSAIC : 06.30.2017 – 07.05.2017

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June 30, 2017

Once in awhile, a new artist comes along who manages to unite the scene under the conviction that we’ve come across one of the most exciting new burgeoning talents of the moment. George Van De Broek, better known as Yellow Days, is one such artist. The young UK singer songwriter and producer first caught our attention last year with haunting yet honeyed, woozy and psychedelic alt soul ballad Your Hand Holding Mine. Yellow Days’ debut EP, Harmless Melodies, has been extolled across the board. He now returns with a phenomenal first song from an new EP to come. That Easy is a vintage soul meets psych rock spectacular. It’s a distorted, smelted cross between Michael Kiwanuka and Leon Bridges. Yellow Day’s next EP is entitled ‘Is Everything OK In Your World?’. I’m sure everything will seem fantastic by the time this EP drops later this year. 

November 15, 2016

MOOSIQ MOSAIC : 11.10.2016 – 11.13.2016

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November 12, 2016

17 year old English musician George Van De Broek is drumming up a lot of praise and excitement with his project Yellow Days. He exhibits a remarkable amount of weathered maturity in his music despite his age, a quality more than apparent on his new song Gap In The Clouds. When I think of clouds parting on a gloomy day, I imagine brilliant rays of sunlight breaking out in from clarion blue spaces. It’s a heavenly moment of joy that George captures on his song, a wondrously lifting mixture of 60′s soul and gossamer pop. The package is extra fresh as it’s also endowed with trip hop like percussive rolls and sparkling psychedelia. Gap In The Clouds is like a brilliant Leon Bridges and King Krule wild child. Don’t be surprised if Yellow Days becomes the next new darling act on the tip of everyone’s tongues someday soon.