Super producer Fraser T Smith has confirmed new artist project Future Utopia.
Lauded for his work with Stormzy and Dave, Fraser T Smith's arrangements have re-cast British music in the 21st century.
New artist project Future Utopia finds the producer as circus master, arranging a stunning cast for new album '12 Questions'.
Guests include Stormzy, Dave, Kano, Bastille, and more, joined by Arlo Parks, Simon Armitage, and former Black Panther Albert Woodfox.
The project is a rumination on life's most important topics - Stormzy's track 'How Do We Find Out Truth?' for example, is a meditation on discovering his faith.
Out on October 23rd via Platoon and Fraser's own label 70Hz, the producer comments:
"I made this record not because I could but because I had to - there was no other way to progress. It’s the most ambitious, exciting and terrifying thing I’ve ever done."
"Creatively, it’s a colourful musical playground - the culmination of everything I’ve learned over my career, from 70’s progressive rock to hip-hop. Culturally, it’s a celebration of humanity, whilst shining a light on some of the cruel injustices in the world. I’m so proud and humbled by the hugely diverse group of collaborators who have spoken their truths on the album. I hope the answers will enlighten the listeners and stir debate."
'12 Questions' will be released on October 23rd.
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