The brand new album from Aberdeen's The Jasmine Minks is set to be released in late 2023. Released in partnership with Last Night From Glasgow and Spinout Nuggets the album We Make Our Own History is the first from the band since Popartglory in 2001.
The Jasmine Minks were formed in Aberdeen in 1983, they signed to Alan McGee's Creation Records after submitting a demo tape to Melody Maker magazine. They released a mini six track album in 1984 before releasing their self-titled debut in 1986. They went onto record their only Peel Session the same year. The band ceased activity for a few years following albums Another Age and Scratch the Surface but reunited in 2000 to release album Veritas. They signed to McGee's Poptones label and released Popartglory in 2001. In 2017 they came together again to play live and record. We Make Our Own History will be released November 2023.
“The Jasmine Minks were the first real Creation band – their single ‘Think!’ was the fourth single we put out. An amazing unknown gem of a band. Working-class heroes – to me, anyway.” - Alan McGee