Check out lead cut 'Californian Light'...

Childhood are set to release new album 'Universal High' on July 21st.

The band de-camped to Maze Studios, Atlanta last summer, working alongside legendary producer Ben H Allen III.

The creative relationship blossomed, and something seemingly unlocked within the band allowing Childhood to move into a fresh space.

New album 'Universal High' is incoming, with lead cut 'Californian Light' already online.

A fresh, vivid return, the crisp production is set against a Curtis Mayfield style falsetto vocal and a nagging, New Orleans flavoured rhythm.

A key reference point for the band is early 70s soul, with Ben Romans-Hopcraft explaining:

"'Universal High' represents many things to us as a band. It signifies change, both musically and mentally whilst also revisiting influences that confounded our interest in music in the first place. What I think is noticeable is the direct nature of the songs and its influences. Being surrounded by soul music, classic pop songs and music with any form of groove all my life, these influences began to speak for themselves within these new songs we were writing."

Tune in now.

'Universal High' is due to be released on July 21st.

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