The Big Pink release ‘Hightimes’, their first new single in three years – listen

Both the 'Empire Underground' EP and a third album are due in 2016

The Big Pink have released their first new single in three years, ‘Hightimes’, ahead of the launch of their ‘Empire Underground’ EP.

The London act have also promised a follow up to 2012’s ‘Future This’ sometime later in 2016.

American record label B3SCI Records reveal further details of the album, including details of contributors that include Andrew Wyatt, Beth Ditto and Dave McCracken (producer of Ian brown). They’ve also announced that mixing will be by Alan Moulder (Arctic Monkeys, Foals, Foo Fighters, The Smashing Pumpkins)

The Big Pink released a brief snippet from a third album as early as late 2012, as well as talking of a 2013 release.

However, Milo Cordell then left the band in February 2013.

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Robbie Furze said at the time:

“Milo has moved to NYC to run his label, Merok and is no longer an active member in the big pink. I am in the studio at the moment and well into the third Big Pink record.”

The Big Pink have moved on, revealing a new line-up via Facebook:

Meet the new big pink mary, jesse, free and me. End of first day of rehearsals for up and coming shows in LA

Posted by The Big Pink on Thursday, 15 October 2015

The EP will be available as a limited edition black and clear swirl vinyl and as a digital download, and will be shipped on or around January 22.

American dates have also been announced in advance of the EP release.

Listen to Hightimes via SoundCloud below:


https://link.brightcove.com/services/player/?bctid=1376675856001