Saturday, September 11, 2010
Legendary Pink Dots New Album & Tour
New Album "Seconds Late For The Brighton Line"
will be released October 5 on CD, Digital & Double LP.
North American live dates start October 15.
Unlike most acts of their vintage the Legendary Pink Dots look forward. After more than 30 years they continue to make compelling new music that is demanded by their dedicated fan base and maintains the high level of quality that set their careers in motion.
Led by singer / songwriter Edward Ka-Spel and keyboardist / songwriter Phil "The Silverman" Knight, LPD continues to create their singular brand of modern psychedelia. Ka-Spel is well known for his intimate and dark tales delivered with the whimsy & acid drenched tone of Pink Floyd era Syd Barrett. The Sliverman and a changing cast of players provide a rich sonic backdrop that touches on classic psychedlia, electronica, industrial, goth, psych-folk, post-punk and experimental sounds. Over nearly 40 albums the band has created a sprawling and important body of work that rivals the greatest in underground music.
Their new album "Seconds Late For The Brighton Line" finds the band in familiar territory; pulsing Kraut-rock, dark and sinister pop, epic post-industrial soundscapes. Edward Ka-Spel's lyrics breathe with a sagacity and cleverness found in rock's greatest writers. With the departure of long-time members Neils Van Hoorn & Martjn the band operates as a foursome with added guest players. Standout cuts include: the driving "Russian Roulette" which proves the band still can generate the dark power and tension that help build their world-wide following and the introspective and spare "Hauptbanhnhof 20:10" for which there is a beautiful music video. The core members plus added guest players will tour North America this Fall.
Seconds Late For the Brighton Line
Digital, CD & Limited Edition Double LP
Out October 5
Leap Of Faith
Gods And Machines
No Star Too Far
LP Only Bonus Track:
Torchsong/ Cubic Caesar
(Live in Germany 2009)
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES
Fri Oct 15 – Biltmore, Vancouver, BC
Sat Oct 16 – El Corazon, Seattle, WA
Mon Oct 18 – Club Sound, Salt Lake City, UT
Tue Oct 19 – Gothic Theater, Englewood, CO
Thur Oct 21 – Triple Rock, Minneapolis, MN
Fri Oct 22 – Double Door, Chicago, IL
Sat Oct 23 – Rumba Café, Columbus, OH
Sun Oct 24 – Grog Shop, Cleveland, OH
Mon Oct 25 – Magic Stick, Detroit, MI
Tue Oct 26 – The Mod Club, Toronto, ON
Thur Oct 28 – Middle East Upstairs, Cambridge, MA
Fri Oct 29 – Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
Sat Oct 30 – DC9, Washington, DC
Mon Nov 1 – M Room, Philadelphia, PA
Tue Nov 2 – Thunderbird Café, Pittsburgh, PA
Wed Nov 3 – Local 506, Chapel Hill, NC
Thur Nov 4 – The Masquerade, Atlanta, GA
Fri Nov 5 – The Plaza Theatre, Orlando, FL
Sat Nov 6 – Orpheum, Tampa, FL
Tue Nov 9 – House of Blues Dallas, Dallas, TX
Wed Nov 10 – Elyslum, Austin, TX
Sun Nov 14 – The Rhythm Room, Scottsdale, AZ
Mon Nov 15 – The Casbah, San Diego, CA
Tue Nov 16 – Echoplex, Echo Park, CA
Wed Nov 17 – Sainte Rocke, Hermosa Beach, CA
Thur Nov 18 – The Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa, CA
Fri Nov 19 – Café Du Nord, San Francisco, CA
Sat Nov 20 – Café Du Nord, San Francisco, CA
Mon Nov 22 – Doug Fir Lounge, Portland, OR
Posted: 9/11/2010 08:54:00 AM