Last week we mentioned Hot Chip side project New Build featuring Felix Martin and Alex Doyle. Next week, Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard rolls out his debut full length with The 2 Bears — an homage to house music created with collaborator Raf Rundell.
Make no mistake, Be Strong is a joyful party album that’s only meant to be taken seriously in the sense that The 2 Bears seriously want you to be happy. With soulful backup vocals, house piano, handclaps and window rattling bass, it’s a period piece that will bring hazy memories flooding back to anyone who cut a rug in the early 90’s:
If that works for you, then have a look at the official video for “Work” and download the radio edit from the player below: