Black Pumas ‘Black Pumas: Deluxe Edition’ 2xLP + 7"
Black Pumas, the Austin duo of frontman/songwriter Eric Burton and producer/guitarist Adrian Quesada, release the deluxe reissue of their self-titled debut album. ‘Black Pumas’ saw the band nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammy Awards, has sold over 175,000 album equivalents since its release last summer and spawned the hit single ‘Colors’, which has been streamed over 84 million times. The band also received two 2020 Americana Music Honors & Awards nominations, for Best Duo/Group of the Year and Emerging Act Of The Year.
The deluxe reissue includes a set of exciting bonus tracks - three new unreleased originals (‘I’m Ready’, ‘Red Rover’, ‘Black Cat’, the band’s first new songs since the album’s release last summer); three live in-studio versions (‘Colors’, ‘Oct 33’, ‘Confines’); a live version of ‘Know You Better’ recorded at C- Boys Heart & Soul, the Austin club where the band first made a name for themselves; and covers of the Beatles’ ‘Eleanor Rigby’, Death’s ‘Politicians In My Eyes’, Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland’s ‘Ain’t No Love In The Heart Of The City’ and Tracy Chapman’s ‘Fast Car’.
Coloured double vinyl LP - gold (side A/B), black/red (side C/D) - and 7” in deluxe foil-stamped gatefold sleeve with new album design plus unreleased live and in-studio photos.
“A debut so perfectly realised, that you wonder what could possibly come next.” - The Guardian (Ones To Watch)
“Tireless, charismatic energy... tapping the collective unease of the national moment.” - Rolling Stone
Catalogue number: ATO0534LP
Label: ATO Records