Concrete Things (Single)

by Fold

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A tribute to Lorraine Hansberry.

World radio premiere broadcasted by Huey Morgan on BBC 6 Music, March 21, 2020 (who also made it Beat of the Week).

Released in defiance of dark times Concrete Things exalts the importance of using our cognitive gifts to steer ourselves towards the proverbial light.

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released March 30, 2020

Words and speech by Lorraine Hansberry
Written, arranged, mixed & mastered by Seth Mowshowitz
Performed by Fold along with the following:
Horn Arrangements – Emma Johnson
Saxophones – Emma Johnson
Simon Dennis - Trumpet
Rosie Nicholl - Trombone
Violins – Kieran O’Malley

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Fold is a conscious music band from Leeds rooted in funk, jazz, psyche and hip hop.

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Track Name: Concrete Things
Intelligence
Reason
Science
Concrete things change the universe… and I hope so

I rather admire this human quality to make our own crutches as long as we need them. The only thing I'm saying is that once we can walk, you know, then drop them.

Intelligence
Reason
Science
Concrete things change the universe… and I hope so

People say that there is no difference between today and the past but of course there is. Of course each generation brings a triumph of rationality.

We don't need mysticism to exalt man; man exalts himself by his achievements and his power to rationalise… or EXCUSE me his power to reason! [Laughs] His rationalisation has its benefits too, I don't know if we could get along without that either.

…once we can walk, you know, then drop them.

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