Grey Hairs - Health & Social Care - New LP
Grey Hairs - Health & Social Care - New LP
Gringo Records

Grey Hairs - Health & Social Care - New LP

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first pressing: red vinyl!  UK import.



Having spent 2018 touring with Sleaford Mods, Hey Colossus and Brooklyn's SAVAK, Nottingham punk rock lifers Grey Hairs have announced their third album 'Health & Social Care' - a scorching reflection on balancing your creative impulses against the commitments of impending middle age.

Their first output since 2016's 'Serious Business', 'Health & Social Care' is an expansion of the band's sound that recalls elements of The Birthday Party, Laughing Hyenas, The Jesus Lizard or of a downer-fuelled B52s and what surf music sounds like coming from the most land-locked part of the country.

In the video for new single 'Tory Nurse', directed by David Lilley, we're taken on a sloped and queasy trip through rural Derbyshire that sees the band tasked with delivering a body (later revealed to be a clown) to an undisclosed location. The fate of the clown is never revealed beyond disappearing into a hole in the ground, in a droll and absurd attempt to address the core ideas behind ‘Health & Social Care’ and the inevitable mystery of things to come.

2016’s 'Serious Business' saw a clear sharpening of the band’s focus. The clue was in the title. What started as an offshoot to the members’ proper bands reached that wonderful point where it...  more

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released August 2, 2019

Hairs:

James - Vocals
Amy - Bass & Vocals
Dave - Drums
Chris - Guitar

Electric piano on "Breathing In, Breathing Out" by Max Credit

Recorded and mixed by Phil Booth at JT Soar, Nottingham
Additional Recording by Grey Hairs at Way-Out Is The Way Out
Mastered by Carl Saff at Saff Mastering
Cover photos by James
Live photos by Simon Parfrement and Julie R Kane
Portrait photos by Siobhan, Jon and Photomovette
Sleeve by Chris


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