The Roots unveil new song, 'When The People Cheer'
The Roots have unveiled a new song from their forthcoming album, And Then You Shoot Your Cousin. The piano-driven track sees the Philadelphia band spit out verses full of reflection, with the chorus hammering the tone perfectly. A track of this nature is often difficult to pull off, but The Roots have been in the game for a long time now - a point showcased effortlessly on the perfectly titled 'When The People Cheer'. Listen below.
And Then You Shoot Your Cousin is released on May 13th via Def Jam.
The Roots' new album & Then You Shoot Your Cousin doesn't have a release date yet, but more details are coming to light about what it sounds like. It'll be a "dense" concept album filled with many different characters. [read more]
Considering The Roots' musical position - highly respected + Fallon's 'house band' - a collaborative album involving the legendary Elvis Costello is hardly on the same plane as Lou Reed & Metallica's <em>Lulu</em> - but up until this point we were still in the dark. [read more]