OffBeat’s Best of the Beat Awards 2017 Artist of the Year winners Tank and the Bangas are gearing up for an even bigger 2018.
The sensations themselves announced the news of signing to Verve Forecast via an Instagram video, which you can see below:
The news of the five-piece band’s signing was joined by the announcement of a limited-edition Tank and the Bangas record pressed on yellow vinyl, comprised of a live recording from a 2017 performance of theirs at Gasa Gasa. Live Vibes will be an exclusive Record Store Day release on Saturday, April 21.
Verve Forecast president and CEO Danny Bennett expressed his excitement, saying “You only have to experience Tank and the Bangas perform live to understand why they are exploding on the music scene worldwide and why they are on everyone’s short list of artists to watch. Their artistry makes it crystal clear what the future of music has in store and embodies everything that the Verve Label Group hopes to achieve. We are honored and proud that they are part of our family.”
1. Not Mr. Rodgah’s Neighborhood (1:12)
2. Quick (8:11)
3. X’s (5:04)
4. Ripperton Love (7:21)
5. Boxes and Squares (7:41)
6. Twice (All Wayz) (8:33)