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Been Stellar NY debut album

Been Stellar have announced their debut album, Scream From New York, NY

29 February 2024, 12:39 | Written by Tyler Damara Kelly

Been Stellar have announced their highly anticipated debut album, Scream From New York, NY, alongside the lead single “Passing Judgment”.

Scream from New York, NY captures an image of ‘20s New York that’s unrelenting and harsh, where tenderness is a finite resource burned up by the machinery of the city and human connection is a luxury product.

“We were finishing “Passing Judgment” in the midst of our first tour in the UK. Playing through it a bit differently each show, we were learning to look at the song from different angles. The recording feels live because of this process — there’s a chaotic feeling in the drums and bass that wouldn’t be there if we hadn’t finished writing it live,” shares lead vocalist Sam Slocum, “Lyrically I was thinking about why we judge the world around us, and how passing judgment on someone or something is usually rooted in being unsure in oneself."

Been Stellar have supported like minded artists such as Fontaines DC, Shame and Interpol, honing the sound that’s exhibited across their debut. After a surprise NYC headline last week, the band will depart for Europe later this month, where they’ll support labelmates The 1975 on a run of stadium and arena show


  1. Start Again
  2. Passing Judgment
  3. Pumpkin
  4. Scream From New York, NY
  5. Sweet
  6. Can’t Look Away
  7. Shimmer
  8. Takedown
  9. All In One
  10. I Have The Answer

Scream From New York, NY, is out on 14 June via their new label home Dirty Hit, and is available to pre-order now.

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