Working Men’s Club frontman Sydney Minsky-Sargeant “nearly finished” with debut solo album
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Working Men’s Club frontman Sydney Minsky-Sargeant “nearly finished” with debut solo album

The news follows the band recently announcing their second album

By Charlotte Krol

Sydney Minsky-Sargeant of Working Men's Club
Sydney Minsky-Sargeant of Working Men’s Club performs live in 2022. CREDIT: Lorne Thomson/Redferns

Sydney Minsky-Sargeant has revealed that he’s been working on a solo album that he has “very nearly finished”.

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The Working Men’s Club frontman told fans via his band’s official Twitter account today (April 18) that his debut record is on the way.

“Been working on a solo record for quite some time now. It’s very nearly finished. Hoping it will be publicly audible in the next year or so,” Minsky-Sargeant wrote.


His comments follow Working Men’s Club announcing recently their second album, ‘Fear Fear’, which is released on July 15 via Heavenly (pre-order here). The first preview of it was shared last month with the single ‘Widow’.

The band’s self-titled debut album came out in 2020, and they announced last September that its follow-up was finished.

Minsky-Sargeant said of the new record: “The first album was mostly a personal documentation lyrically, this is a blur between personal and a third-person perspective of what was going on.

“I like the contrast of it being happy, uplifting music and really dark lyrics,” he added. “It’s not a minimal record, certainly compared to the first one. That’s because there’s been a lot more going on that needed to be said.

“We just set out to make the best-sounding album we could,” Minsky-Sargeant added of ‘Fear Fear’, which was produced by Ross Orton, whose previous credits include Arctic Monkeys and M.I.A., at Orton’s studio in Sheffield.

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