the Golden Dregs Debut “Sundown Lake”

the Golden Dregs have shared new single "Sundown Lake." The track is now available via 4AD and off their album On Grace & Dignity
the Golden Dregs photo by dinomoves and AJ

The Golden Dregs is the project of singer/songwriter and producer Benjamin Woods. The Golden Dregs are a vehicle for Woods’s different musical output. He has released the albums Lafayette and Hope Is For The Hopeless. Today, Woods shares a new song from his upcoming album, On Grace & Dignity. “Sundown Lake” is a coming-of-age song full of nostalgia. Woods, is joined by Issie Armstrong on backing vocals – muses on hazy memories of teenage life in Cornwall.

Woods’ third album, On Grace & Dignity will drop on February 10th via 4AD. The full-length deals with the subject of his home and what it means to be shaped by a place – in this instance, Truro, Cornwall’s capital, home to a rare three-spired cathedral, a peaceful river and a lot of empty shops and flimsy out-of-town housing estates. In among the personal reflections on loss of innocence and inferiority, Woods spins subtly interweaving narratives about survival, desperate acts of violence, loss and the limitations of community in the face of rapacious gentrification. On Grace & Dignity unfolds at a graceful pace and is grounded by Woods’s deep voice, which seems to resonate from his feet. Written, recorded and produced by Woods from his South London home and childhood bedroom in Truro, it was mixed by Ali Chant (Perfume Genius, Aldous Harding) who provided additional production.

On Grace & Dignity

1. Intro
2. American Airlines
3. How It Starts
4. Before We Fell From Grace
5. Not Even The Rain
6. Eulogy
7. Josephine
8. Vista
9. Sundown Lake
10. Beyond Reasonable Doubt

the Golden Dregs 2022-2023 Tour Dates


16 November – BRIGHTON, UK, St. Georges Church *
17 November – LONDON, UK, The Roundhouse *
18 November – BEDFORD, UK, Esquires
19 November – BIRMINGHAM, UK, The Mill *
20 November – GLASGOW, UK, QMU *
21 November – MANCHESTER, UK, O2 Ritz *

* Supporting Ezra Furman


9 March – BROOKLYN, NY, USA, Baby’s All Right
13-18 March – AUSTIN, TX, USA, SXSW
23 March – LOS ANGELES, CA, USA, Gold Diggers
24-25 March – BOISE, ID, USA, Treefort Music Festival
6 April – LONDON, UK, Village Underground
5 May – MARGATE, GB, Elsewhere
6 May – BRIGHTON, GB, Green Door Store
8 May – BRISTOL, GB, The Louisiana
9 May – BIRMINGHAM, GB, Hare & Hounds
10 May – MANCHESTER, GB, Yes Pink Room
13 May – DUBLIN, IRELAND, Workman’s Club
14 May – GALWAY, IRELAND, Roisin Dubh
16 May – GLASGOW, GB, Mono
17 May – NEWCASTLE, GB, Cluny 2
18 May – LEEDS, GB, Brudenell Social Club

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