The musician and composer Gruff Rhys releases the first single from his next album “Sadness Sets Me Free”which will be available on January 26, 2024.
The topic “Celestial Candyfloss” It is the first single from his next album, which will be the twenty-fifth that the artist will have released in his thirty-five year career individually, in collaboration and as a member of several bands. “Sadness Sets Me Free” It is also the monitoring of Seeking New Gods (21), his first solo album in the top ten.
The album will be available in a variety of formats, including a single vinyl edition with a ‘container door’ album sleeve and a bonus seven-inch with exclusive audio for the first 1,500 copies. In addition, the CD with folding cover also includes a removable poster.
“Celestial Candyfloss” is a four-minute look at the upcoming album, revealing the classic pop sounds within. The song is a mix between sweet melodies and a melancholic sound. The eye-catching music video was created by collaborator Mark James, and complements the song’s scope and style on a galactic scale. In Rhys’ own words “Not in a cosmic way, but I try to leave things open to chance encounters and chance geography. As I’ve got around twenty-five albums, I’m always looking for ways to make a record that sounds different.” You can pre-save “Sadness Sets me Free” on this link.