Skinny Pelembe announces debut album

Author • Jake Hulyer

On “Dreaming Is Dead Now”, Skinny Pelembe meditates on grief, stunted aspirations and fresh possibilities in post-recession Britain. A patchwork of personal and musical touchstones, the Johannesburg-born, Doncaster-raised artist weaves together memories and observations, sun-dazzled California folk diced with the murkier corners of the UK dance lineage. It’s an exaltation of flawed, multi-faceted Britain, its imperfections and contradictions held up to be seen and celebrated.

It’s out now. Listen and buy here.

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