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Yellow Days sings about the Finer Things In Life on latest psychedelic tune

Yellow Days has dropped 'Finer Things In Life' from his upcoming third album out this week credit:Bang Showbiz
Yellow Days has dropped 'Finer Things In Life' from his upcoming third album out this week credit:Bang Showbiz

Yellow Days has released his latest single about the 'Finer Things In Life'.

The experimental star - who makes self-described “upbeat existential millennial crisis music” - is releasing his third studio album, 'Hotel Heaven', on Friday (05.04.24), and he's given fans another taste of his witty lyricism as he sings about the only thing that matters to him: being with the one he loves.

Yellow Days - whose real name is aka George van den Broek - said: “I’ve never cared about nice stuff, my trousers have cigarette burns in them. Some of my shirts have stains, I’d eat just about anything, and I hate snobbery. The only thing that I care about is being with the one I love. That’s the finer things to me.”

He sings: "I don't like oysters far too much. I prefer your loving touch."

Sonically, it's a trippy, 70s-tinged psychedelia tune.

The accompanying music video - helmed by Boris Thompson-Roylance for Deadbeat Films - sees: "A porter enter a hotel lift where she’s immediately paranoid of the judgement cast upon her by an older couple heading to dinner. The dinner itself is initially the very definition of excess and indulgence … until a surprise twist pushes events in a stranger, more surreal and altogether less edible direction."

The cinematic album is inspired by the movies ‘The Shining’, the original ‘Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory’ and Alejandro Jodorowsky’s ‘The Holy Mountain’, as well as the 1989 crime drama art film ‘The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover’.

The record is a follow-up to 2020's 'A Day In A Yellow Beat’, which featured Shirley Jones, Nick Walters, Mac DeMarco, and Bishop Nehru.

Pre-order 'Hotel Heaven' now on all major platforms and stream 'Finer Things In Life' and previously released tracks, 'Mrs Moonlight' and 'This Is Hotel Heaven', now.

Catch Yellow Days live:

APRIL

9th - UK, Manchester, Band on the Wall

10th - UK, Glasgow, St. Luke’s

11th - UK, Bristol, Trinity

12th - UK, London, KOKO

18th - The Netherlands, Amsterdam, Melkweg

19th - Belgium, Antwerp, Trix

20th - France, Paris, La Trabendo

21st - Germany, Cologne, CBE

23rd - Germany, Berlin, Lido

24th - Germany, Hamburg, Mojo Club

27th - USA, Dallas, Deep Ellum Art Co.

28th - USA, Austin Psych Fest

30th - USA, Solana Beach, Belly Up

MAY

2nd - USA, Los Angeles, Lodge Room HLP

3rd - USA, Los Angeles, Lodge Room HLP

4th - USA, Pioneertown, Pappy + Harriet’s

5th - USA, San Francisco, The Independent

7th - USA, Seattle, The Crocodile

8th - Canada, Vancouver, Hollywood Theatre

9th - USA, Portland, Aladdin Theater

11th - USA, Salt Lake City, Kilby Block Party

12th - USA, Denver, The Bluebird Theater

14th - USA, St. Paul, Turf Club

15th - USA, Chicago, Thalia Hall

17th - USA, Detroit, The Loving Touch

18th - Canada, Toronto, The Opera House

20th - USA, Brooklyn, Elsewhere - Hall

JUNE

21st - USA, Durham, Motorco Music Hall

22nd - USA, Asheville, Eulogy

23rd - USA, Atlanta, Terminal West,

25th - USA, Nashville, Third Man Records - Blue Room

27th - USA, Washington, Union Stage

28th - USA, Philadelphia, Underground Arts

29th - USA, Cambridge, The Sinclair

JULY

3rd - Canada, Montreal Jazz Festival, Club Soda