Nadine Shah has confirmed details of her new album 'Holiday Destination'.
The songwriter's third album, 'Holiday Destination' will be released on August 25th via 1965 Records.
New cut 'Out The Way' is an attempt to grapple with the rise of right wing nationalism, with the overwhelming impact of identity politics.
"So on this one trip to the States," Shah recalls, "I'm taken to the other side of the airport in this room where everyone in the room has brown skin - and they're all looking at me like 'what the fuck are you doing here?!’ I just made this joke, I just said - 'oh, I'm Pakistani.' And then everyone started to laugh. But it's just like - that's totally about a rise in nationalism that I'm seeing."
"It's completely terrifying. Even on Twitter I've had people telling me 'oh, go back to where you've come from' - and I'm like what? South Shields?"
She continues: "It’s a proper identity crisis for me. I'm a second-generation immigrant - I was born in England, I'm very English - proper fucking English, mate!" she jokes, before adding "but I'm also culturally Muslim."
A taut, driven vocal working alongside Pete Wareham's jagged saxophone, you can listen to 'Out The Way' below.