Sadness Sets Me Free

by Gruff Rhys

Sadness Sets Me Free

Sadness Sets Me Free is the eighth studio album by Welsh musician Gruff Rhys, released on 26 January 2024 through Rough Trade Records. It was recorded in three days in March 2022 in Paris, and received positive reviews from critics.


  1. Sadness Sets Me Free
  2. Bad Friend
  3. Celestial Candyfloss
  4. Silver Lining Lead Balloons
  5. On The Far Side Of The Dollar
  6. They Sold My Home To Build A Skyscraper
  7. Peace Signs
  8. Cover Up The Cover Up
  9. I Tendered My Resignation
  10. I’ll Keep Singing

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Key Value
Wikipedia URL
Format Vinyl LP Album Limited Edition (Brown [Chocolate Neo-Neapolitan])
Label Rough Trade
Catalog Number RT0420LPE2
Notes Limited to 500 copies sold at Rough Trade and Welsh shops Packaged in a split-door sleeve
Discogs URL Gruff Rhys - Sadness Sets Me Free