The Bamboos release new single ft. Dan Sultan

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The Bamboos release new single ft. Dan Sultan

This is just all kinds of yes.

One of Australia’s ever greatest soul/funk acts have teamed up with ARIA Award winner Dan Sultan on a sweeping new version of their 2012 single “I Never”.

This comes ahead of The Bamboos upcoming release on August 2nd of ‘By Special Arrangement’, a new album of orchestral reinventions of some of their most beloved songs, alongside two cover versions. Other vocalists featured include Tim Rogers, Washington and long-time Boos vocalist Kylie Auldist.

They’ll be launching the album with a special concert at the Melbourne Recital Centre on August 15th – ‘The Bamboos Present Symphonic Soul’ – with a ten-piece string section and some extra special guests. As they approach their 20th anniversary, the band’s follow up to 2018’s acclaimed ‘Night Time People’ album had to be a genuine departure, felt bandleader /founder/guitarist Lance Ferguson.

On the collaboration between Sultan and The Bamboos, Lance Ferguson says, “I have wanted to work with Dan Sultan for many years now. There is definitely something unique about his artistry and I regard him as one of this country’s finest vocalists. His take on ‘I Never’ is astonishing – there’s an emotional intensity to the performance that totally floored everyone listening in the studio that day.”

Check it out below and prepare for your heart to melt.