Black Classical Music: Limited Edition White Vinyl 2LP


Release date: 8 September, 2023

Vinyl LP
Brownswood Recordings


Multi-instrumentalist and visionary artist Yussef Dayes is set to release his highly anticipated debut solo studio album Black Classical Music, on the 8th September 2023. Available on Double 12” LP Vinyl with special limited edition white vinyl exclusive to indie stories, as well as digital and CD via Brownswood Recordings, Warner Music and Cashmere Thoughts Recordings.

Black Classical Music is a 19-track record taking listeners through a looking glass into the exalted artist’s past and present whilst exploring themes of home and family. The album draws influence from his musical heroes Miles Davis & Rahsaan Roland Kirk and Yussef’s extensive travel around the globe that has deepened his study of rhythm.

Honourable features on “Black Classical Music” - Chronixx, Jamilah Barry, Tom Misch, Shabaka Hutchings, Miles James, Sheila Maurice Grey, Nathaniel Cross, Theon Cross and the Chineke! Orchestra, plus Venn.


A1. Black Classical Music ft. Venna & Charlie Stacey

A2. Afro Cubanism 

A3. Raisins Under The Sun ft. Shabaka Hutchings

A4. Rust ft. Tom Misch

A5. Turquoise Galaxy 


B1. The Light ft. Bahia Dayes 

B2. Pon Di Plaza ft. Chronixx

B3. Magnolia Symphony 

B4. Early Dayes 

B5. Chasing The Drum 


C1. Birds Of Paradise 

C2. Gelato 

C3. Marching Band ft. Masego

C4. Crystal Palace Park ft. Elijah Fox

C5. Presidential ft. Jahaan Sweet


D1. Jukebox 

D2. Woman's Touch ft. Jamilah Barry

D3. Tioga Pass ft. Rocco Palladino 

D4. Cowrie Charms ft. Leon Thomas & Barbara Hicks

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