Steve Mason | DS027
"Mason has regained his trademark warmth and tenderness. [Boys Outside] offers an elegant blend [just] as soothing and stirring as those on Beta Band's debut" "8/10" - NME
"His career-best solo project has just enough pure pop ingredients in it to melt perfectly with the experimental….[Boys Outside] distinctively leaves you with that great Beta Band taste in the mouth, but still allows new grounds to explore for Mason" - Dazed
"[Boys Outside] is an unusually catchy album that packs some formidable grooves. Mason's best post-Beta Band work" "4/5" - Mojo
Having recently signed to Domino imprint Double Six, Steve Mason has announced the release of his new album, Boys Outside, on Tuesday, June 22nd 2010.
The 10-track album was produced by Richard X and Steve Mason. Very much indicative of the fragile, stripped down, haunting sound of the album, "All Come Down" was released as a download only single in December of last year and was roundly praised for it’s beauty and simplicity drawing numerous comparisons to his early work with the Beta Band on the 3 EPs album.
Having previously recorded as both King Biscuit Time and Black Affair, both largely electronic based projects, Steve Mason enlisted the help of producer Richard X and consciously made a decision to go back to basics; the album was written entirely on acoustic guitar with many of the finished tracks stripped back to reveal his undoubted songwriting talent.
CD-DS-027 | Double Six | Out nowOut of Stock
LP-DS-027 | Double Six | Out nowOut of Stock
Heavy weight vinyl and glossy gatefold with 12 page booklet.
Comes with coupon to download all tracks as MP3s or WAVs for free from the Domino digital store.