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Little Dragon return the same but different

By | Published on Wednesday 29 January 2020

Little Dragon

Little Dragon have announced that they will release their latest album, ‘New Me, Same Us’, through Ninja Tune in March. They’ll also play a one-off show at Brixton Academy later the same month.

“This album has been the most collaborative for us yet, which might sound weird considering we’ve been making music together for all these years, but we worked hard at being honest, finding the courage to let go of our egos and be pieces of something bigger”, say the band. “We are all on our own personal journeys, full of change, yet still we stand united with stories we believe in, that make us who we are”.

The first indication of how that all sounds comes in the form of new single ‘Hold On’. “It started out as a slick house track, but transformed once Fred [Wallin, bassist] played the bass through it and we all worked it together”, they explain. “It became something raw and soulful. It’s a simple groove that makes us dance. We can’t wait to play it live because once we play it live it most certainly will change again”.

That London show will take place on 26 Mar. Now, here’s ‘Hold On’: