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Amen Dunes Announce “Cowboy Worship” EP

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Musical artist Damon McMahon, a.k.a. Amen Dunes, has announced the release of a new EP, "Cowboy Worship." Due out Jan. 20, the six-song collection is meant to be a companion piece to McMahon's latest album Love, released earlier this year. In anticipation of the EP McMahon's has shared the included cut, "Song to the Siren," a cover of Tim Buckley's classic 1970 song, interpretated through a 1983 cover of the song by This Mortal Coil.

According to McMahon, "McMahon says, "I tried this one solo and it didn't feel right. Thankfully, Ben [Greenberg of Hubble] lived upstairs and was up for playing. He came down and we didn't have to say much to each other, which was a sign it would work. There isn't much talking in Amen Dunes; things either flow naturally or not at all. This track in particular, a This Mortal Coil cover of a Tim Buckley cover, is a perfect metaphor for Amen Dunes. Tim Buckley heart within a This Mortal Coil body, which could be substituted with a Bob Dylan heart within a Throbbing Gristle body, or any similar pairing, inverted, reversed or flipped, any which way. Solid Ying Yang."

Scroll down below the stream to view the full EP tracklist, as well as a select number of Amen Dunes tour dates.

Cowboy Worship:

01 "I Know Myself (Montreal)"
02 "Song To The Siren"
03 "I Can’t Dig It (China Street Blues)"
04 "Green Eyes (Music Blues)"
05 "Lezzy Head (Burial)"
06 "Love (Montreal)"

Amen Dunes Tour Dates:

01/22 New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom w/ Kevin Morby, Nude Beach
03/26 Baltimore, MD @ TBD
03/27 Raleigh, NC @ Pinhook
03/28 Knoxville, TN @ Big Ears Festival
03/29 Bloomington, IN @ The Bishop
03/31 Iowa City, IA @ Mission Creek Festival
04/01 Chicago, IL @ Schubas
04/02 Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern

(www.facebook.com/amendunes)



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