New Prefab Sprout: Let There Be Music

Six, count ’em, SIX weeks to a new Prefab Sprout album and judging from this exclusive preview given to the flag-bearing folk at PrefabSprout.net, the album could be a stormer. I do love it when artists write about the joy of music in and of itself, and when it’s Paddy McAloon, even better.

As you can hear above (and below in a crappy video-rip if you can’t bear to look at Paddy’s frightbeard), the track has a slightly demo-y feel, but it’s a (welcome) move from the lush faux-symphonics to a more spiky, even housey, sound.

Gorgeous melodies as standard though.

Let’s Change The World With Music is out on 7th September.

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11 comments

  1. robin

    The Big Star box set, the Fabs remasters, and now this. Looks like I’m gonna be eating a lotta ramen noodles come September…

  2. David Maury

    The song is catchy enough I must say.

    But he looks so…. old amongst other things!
    Only a few years ago he was anguishing about being 49…. and today he looks like he could be 69… some people age real fast 😉

    BTW, I hope it’s a wig!

  3. Garry

    Paddy is a genius. As for him looking old, anybody would with a great shaggy grey beard like that! Paddy, SHAVE THE BLOODY THING OFF!!!

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