Boy & Bear have revealed that they are giving fans an isolation present, with the announcement of a brand new acoustic album, At Golden Retriever Studio.
The album will feature acoustic renditions of songs from their extensive back catalogue, including their 2019 album Suck On Light.
“When we tour the USA we often get asked to perform our songs acoustically when we are on the radio,” the band said in a press statement.
“This usually involves acoustic guitars, tambourines and a toy keyboard, with the five of us jammed into a small studio. It gave us the idea to record a selection of acoustic tracks and present them as an album.”
To accompany the announcement, the band have also dropped their first single from the record – an acoustic version of 2019’s ‘Bad People’.
“The sessions brought an honest an intimate mood to the songs and was a great experience for us,” frontman Dave Hosking said of the song.
“This song was super fun to record stripped back. It took on a whole new life and feel which was refreshing. In a nice way, it loses the shimmer of the full production but gains a pleasant nostalgia and hopefully draws the listener in even more so to the story behind it.”
The band also recently announced the rescheduled dates to their ‘Suck On Light’ Australian tour, which was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
At Golden Retriever Studio is out Friday, 24th July.
Listen to ‘Bad People (Acoustic)’ below.