Jake Bugg today releases his superb new offering ‘All Kinds Of People’ – taken from his forthcoming sixth album A Modern Day Distraction, out September 20th.

A Clash and Jam-indebted mod rock burst, Jake’s new single addresses the need to open up and talk about the everyday hardships of ordinary people’s lives. “We all have our struggles,” says Jake. “In British culture, we don’t really talk to anyone about that. You need to talk about these things with the people you love. We have to try and help each other, because there’s not much help out there.” Listen to ‘All Kinds Of People’ HERE.

Produced by Metrophonic at Metrophonic Studios in London, Jake returns to his roots on the rock-driven A Modern Day Distraction – a record that turns up the noise while shining a light on the injustice he’s seen dealt to the family and friends he grew up with. Fiery and engaged, the record was born out of a frustration of societal inequality. Bugg found that a time had come when he just couldn’t look away. “People might say ‘What do you know?’ or ‘Just stick to music’. I’ve got a bit of money, but we all know the people this affects. I was just writing it because it was the way I felt. It pisses me off – especially in a country like ours where we have the means and funds to take care of the people suffering the most, but we choose not to.”

Now 12 years and six albums since Jake Bugg emerged with his streetwise and spritely, Mercury-nominated, chart-topping, self-titled debut, one might forget he was just 18 at the time. He’s put in the hours and achieved so much, but he’s only 30 and still seeing the front rows of his shows getting younger.

With a string of shows already happening this summer, Jake will return to the road in November this year for a run of UK and EU dates, including a date at London’s Roundhouse on November 19th. Tickets on sale HERE.

Fri 19th Robin Park, Wigan
Thu 25th Fat Sams, Dundee
Fri 26th Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, Inverness Shire
Sat 27th Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Sat 10th Lakefest, Eastnor Castle, Hertfordshire

Mon 18th O2 Academy Leeds
Tue 19th The Roundhouse, London
Thu 21st National Stadium, Dublin
Sat 23rd Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
Tue 26th O2 Victoria Warehouse, Manchester

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