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Fokofpolisiekar’s new album is finally here together with a new music video

2017-10-05 14:01

Cape Town - Fokofpolisiekar’s highly anticipated album, Selfmedikasie (Self-medication) is officially out exclusively on iTunes, Apple Music and in stores.
Die Bende has once again produced a timeless album with a revitalised Fokofpolisiekar sound that sticks and makes their listeners feel.  The lyrics are profound, introspective and questioning of its personal and socio-political landscape.
With this project, Fokofpolisiekar tried to capture the spirit of the music that influenced them when they were teenagers.
Earlier this year the band famously raised over a R1m with the help of their most loyal fans to fund the production of Selfmedikasie.  Their motto has always been "Passion. Liberation. Independence." That is why it was Fokofpolisiekar’s mission from the outset to release Selfmedikasie 100% independently, free from any investor or record label interference. 
Selfmedikasie was entirely self-produced and recorded at Fokofpolisiekar’s guitarist, Johnny de Ridder’s studio in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. The design work is done by one of the band’s closest friends, the artist Marchand.
Selfmedikasie is an album that will have fans passionately singing along for years to come and the perfect snap-shot of where Fokofpolisiekar find themselves now.
Check out the lyric video for the first track on the album – Dis in my bloed, baby (It’s in my blood, baby):

This album will be best enjoyed with earphones on or blasting through your sound system at full volume while browsing through the spectacular 32-page CD booklet. The booklet includes all the lyrics and every track has a custom artwork by the artist Marchand.

The 12" vinyl is also a stunning package with beautiful spot varnish finishes and is limited to 500 units. It is available from the band’s online store.
Buy one Fokof Lager Draught and get one Selfmedikasie CD for FREE

Fokof Lager is a firm favourite on tap, but will very soon also be available 340ml bottles which will be introduced in a Limited Edition 12 pack gift box accompanied by Fokofpolisiekar’s new album, Selfmedikasie.  

Keep an eye on Fokof Lager’s Facebook and Instagram accounts to see exactly when and where it will be available.

In the meantime the folks at Fokof Lager have something fun up their sleeves. Over the weekend of 6 – 8 October, lucky fans can get the Selfmedikasie CD for free when they order a 500ml Fokof Lager from selecected venues.

The venues are:
Capital Craft - Menlo Park 
Capital Craft - Centurion 
The Fat Butcher - Stellenbosch 
Van Hunks - Cape Town 
Chingadas - Port Elizabeth
Lucky Rodrigo - Pretoria
Brauhaus Bavaria - Pretoria
Rocomamas - Potchefstroom 
The Shadowboxer - Johannesburg
Rocomamas - Bloemfontein 
Selfmedikasie Album Launch Tour:
Fokofpolisiekar has added 5 of the new songs to their set list – come check it out!

7 October 2017 – Rocking the Daisies
12 October 2017 - Mystic Boer, Potchefstroom
Tickets: R60. Pre-sales at the venue - 018-293 1773 

13 October 2017 - Mystic Boer, Bloemfontein
Tickets: R80. Pre-sales at the venue – 084 444 9028

14 October 2017 - Good Luck Bar, Johannesburg
Tickets: R100 pre-sale via Webtickets 

15 October 2017 - Atterbury Theater, Pretoria – SOLD OUT

27 October 2017 - The Jock Pub & Grill, Nelspruit
Ticket price: R100 – at the door only.
28 October 2017 - Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria (Halloween 2017)

29 October 2017 - Dozi's Back to the Roots
Ticket: R100 pre-sale / 0834451042 (Children under 12 gets in for free.)

For more info visit Fokofpolisiekar's official website, like their Facebook page or follow them on Twitter and Instagram

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