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Track of the Week: The Young’uns – The Battle of Stockton Town

  • December 14, 2015

The Young'uns - When Our Grandfathers Said No

Taken from their 2012 album ‘When Our Grandfathers Said No’, The Battle of Stockton Town by The Young’uns is our track of the week.

When Our Grandfathers Said No is a line from The Battle of Stockton, recalling an incident in 1933 when Oswald Mosely’s Blackshirts targeted deprived areas as potential fascist hotbeds and marched over the Tees – to be physically repelled by 2,000 outraged Stockton townsfolk.

When Our Grandfathers Said No is available now from Propermusic, Amazon, iTunes, Spotify and all good music stores.

Watch: The Young’uns – John Hill (feat. Lucy Ward)

  • March 17, 2014

The Young'uns - Never ForgetThe Young’uns release their new album ‘Never Forget’ today which the band have decided to release the album under their own label Hereteu Records.

In May 2013, a beautiful thing happened in the city of York. Muslims from a tiny mosque on Bull Lane met protesting members of the English Defence League with a pot of tea and invited them to come inside. This tiny act of love inspired the album. The Young’uns bold vocals and innate musicality take the listener from a tiny mosque in York to the Spanish Civil War through a landscape strewn with working-class heroes, lost sailors and abandoned lovers.

Video: Meet The Young’uns

  • November 20, 2012
Video: Meet The Young’uns

The Young'uns - When Our Grandfathers Said NoA few weeks back we met up with The Young’uns to talk to them about their latest album ‘When Our Grandfathers Said No’ and film a short promo video.

It was a chilly day in Crystal Palace but we had a great time and would like to say a big thanks to the guys. Watch the video below to find out more:

New Album: The Young’uns – When Our Grandfathers Said No

  • September 17, 2012

The Young'uns - When Our Grandfathers Said NoAfter bursting onto the folk scene 3 years ago, The Young’uns have fast become one of the most popular, entertaining and sought after live acts today. Hailing from the north east, the Hartlepool trio ooze, bags of charm, talent, and an abiding enthusiasm for traditional song. Sean Cooney, David Eagle and Michael Hughes bring freshness and dynamism to their arrangements of close harmony songs, both with and without accompaniment. Everything from traditional sea and working songs to more recent compositions is present in their repertoire, and is delivered with originality and flair. They are effortlessly entertaining, with an irreverent sense of humour that engages every audience they have ever performed for.