Grinspoon Announce Their Seventh Album ‘Black Rabbits’ - Noise11.com
Grinspoon - Black Rabbits

Grinspoon - Black Rabbits

Grinspoon Announce Their Seventh Album ‘Black Rabbits’

by Andrew Tijs on August 14, 2012

in New Music,News

Hard rock champs Grinspoon gear up for their seventh album, named after cockney rhyming slang for ‘bad habits’.

Grinspoon - Black Rabbits

Grinspoon - Black Rabbits

It has been over three years since rock favourites Grinspoon’s last album ‘Six to Midnight’ and now they’ve back with “lighter, more melodic” material on Black Rabbits,

While they acknowledge that the title is cockney rhyming slang for bad habits, frontman Phil Jamieson says, “Lyrically, I was writing on themes that weren’t too downtrodden, or too angsty.

He also says, “Musically, we wanted tighter arrangements all ‘round” and that they “were going for big choruses and major melodies”.

They recorded it with LA producer Dave Schiffman (Weezer, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club) because of the band’s love for his work on The Bronx II.

The first single, ‘Passerby’, is available now. Jamieson says of the tune, “Passerby was a point of difference, and it didn’t sound like we were treading water, or being lazy. It didn’t sound like we were hangin’ out, smokin’ cones in Lismore – not that that’s a bad thing.”

Check out the trailer for the album below. Black Rabbits comes out on September 28.

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