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Sleaford Mods announce new album, recruit Billy Nomates for lead single "Mork n Mindy"

30 October 2020, 12:43 | Written by Cerys Kenneally

Sleaford Mods are back with news of their forthcoming album Spare Ribs, and have unveiled Billy Nomates collaboration "Mork n Mindy" as the lead single.

"Monk n Mindy" is the first new outing from Sleaford Mods, aka Jason Williamson and Andrew Fearn, since releasing their All That Glue compilation in May.

Williamson says of their new release, ""Mork n Mindy" is the sound of the central heating and the dying smells of Sunday dinner in a house on an estate in 1982. Concrete, dinted garages, nicotine. Where beauty mainly exists in small cracks on the shell of your imagination. Captured perfectly in Ben Wheatley’s video for the song."

Spare Ribs will follow Sleaford Mods' 2019 LP Eton Alive. They recorded the new album during an intense three-week stint at Nottingham's JT Soar in July.

Williamson adds of the album, "Our lives are expendable under most governments, secondary under a system of monetary rule. We are stock if you like, parts on a shelf for the purposes of profit, discarded at any moment if fabricated or non-fabricated crisis threatens productivity. This is constant, obviously and notably in the current pandemic. The masses cannot be present in the minds of ill-fitting leaders, surely? Or else the realisation of their catastrophic management would cripple their minds. Much like the human body can still survive without a full set of ribs we are all 'spare ribs’, preservation for capitalism, through ignorance and remote rule, available for parts."

He says the album title emerged from "the idea of the amount of people that died from the first wave of coronavirus; human lives are always expendable to the elites… We’re in a constant state of being spare ribs."


  1. The New Brick
  2. Shortcummings
  3. Nudge It (Feat. Amy Taylor of Amyl and the Sniffers)
  4. Elocution
  5. Out There
  6. Glimpses
  7. Top Room
  8. Mork n Mindy (Feat. Billy Nomates)
  9. Spare Ribs
  10. All Day Ticket
  11. Thick Ear
  12. I Don't Rate You
  13. Fishcakes
"Mork n Mindy" featuring Billy Nomates is out now. Sleaford Mods' Spare Ribs album will arrive 15 January 2021 via Rough Trade, and is available to pre-order now.
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