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Echo and the Bunnymen Meterorites

Echo And The Bunnymen Return With Meteorites

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on February 25, 2014

in Live,New Music,News

Echo and the Bunnymen are putting the finishing touches on their 12th studio album and first since 2009.

The album titled ‘Meteorites’ will be released April 28th in the UK on 429 Records and distributed by Caroline.

‘Meteorites’ will also be released by 429 Records in the U.S. on June 3rd. Produced by Youth (Killing Joke, The Verve), the album contains ten hand-picked new songs written by founder Ian McCulloch and performed by Bunnymen stalwarts McCulloch and Will Sergeant along with Gordy Goudie (guitar) and Stephen Brannan (bass). In conjunction with the album’s release, the band will embark on a tour of Europe and the UK beginning in May.

Formed in 1978, the Bunnymen have been a vital force in the indie rock world for over 36 years having won over millions of music fans worldwide and indelibly influenced countless bands with their signature sound—from the Flaming Lips to Coldplay to Pavement.

Meteorites is a key addition to their repertoire. It’s an intimate song cycle written by Ian McCulloch performed by the band with a renewed sense of purpose showcasing all of their unmistakable musical hallmarks while taking them to a new level.

Says McCulloch: “Meteorites, the new Bunnymen album… at long last we’ve made the worthy successor to Crocodiles, Heaven Up Here, Porcupine and Ocean Rain. Meteorites is what Echo and the Bunnymen mean and are meant to be—up there in heaven–untouchable, celestial, beautiful and real. It has changed my life.”

European dates

05/02 – Leamington Spa, UK – Assembly Rooms
05/06 – Paris, France – Alhambra
05/07 – Antwerp, Belgium – Trix
05/08 – Utrecht, Holland – Tivoli
05/10 – Oxford, UK – Academy
05/11 – Wolverhampton, UK – Wulfrun Hall
05/13 – Newcastle, UK – Tyne Theatre
05/14 – Manchester, UK – Ritz
05/16 – Edinburgh, UK – Queens Hall
05/17 – London, UK – Shepherd’s Bush Empire
05/18 – Bristol, UK – Academy
05/20 – Liverpool, UK – Philharmonic Hall

Track List

Lovers On The Run
Is This A Breakdown
Holy Moses
Meteorites
Explosions
Icarus
I Loved The Devil
Constantinople
Market Town
New Horizons

Read more at VVN Music

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