Bullion announces new album, shares Carly Rae Jepsen collab, ‘Rare’: Listen

Bullion has announced a new album and linked up Carly Rae Jepsen to release its first single, ‘Rare’. Check it out below. 

Set for release 26th April, via Ghostly International, ‘Affection’ will also include collaborative tracks with Panda Bear and Charlotte Adigéry.

Bullion, the British producer, singer, and songwriter has been intermittently releasing music for over a decade – including the 2020’s ‘We Had A Good Time’ EP and the 2017 cult hit ‘Blue Pedro’. He has also worked with artists including Ben Howard, Nilüfer Yanya and Avalon Emerson.

According to a press release, ‘Affection’ was influenced by Nathan’s move back to London from Lisbon, where he relocated in 2018. Returning home, he increasingly found himself reflecting on his place in the world, seeking affection in place of cynicism. The album explores themes of intimacy, masculinity, and contemporary concerns.

Speaking on the new track, Carly Rae Jepsen said: "I’ve been a fan of Bullion from the first listen. His music just sends me some place good every time. We started writing together over zoom sessions in lock down and then met in real life in Toronto, London and LA.”

“When I first reached out to him, I said “it would be fun to see how your world of music and mine could play together” and it’s been one of the coolest discoveries. To be featured on Rare is such a sweet start to 2024. And as a fan still, I’m really looking forward to this whole album”.

Listen to the lead single ‘Rare’ below.