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Black Lips Announce New Album, Share New Song “Gentleman”

Sing in a World That’s Falling Apart Due Out January 24, 2020 via Fire/Vice

Nov 07, 2019 Photography by Dani Pujalte
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Black Lips have announced a new album, Sing in a World That's Falling Apart, and shared a new song from it, "Gentleman." Sing in a World That's Falling Apart is due out January 24, 2020 via both Fire Records and Vice Records. It includes the previously shared single "Odelia." Listen to both "Gentleman" and "Odelia" below, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art, as well as their upcoming tour dates.

Sing in a World That's Falling Apart is the follow-up to 2017's Satan's graffiti or God's art?, which was produced by Sean Lennon and featured guest vocals by Lennon's mother, Yoko Ono.

Sing in a World That's Falling Apart was recorded and co-produced with Nic Jodoin at Laurel Canyon's Valentine Recording Studios, which featured many legendary performers before closing in 1979 and recently reopened.

A press release describes the album like so: "Like The Byrds, who flirted with pastoral aesthetics before going all-out with the radical departure that was Sweetheart of The Rodeo, the Black Lips have been skirting the edges of country since 'Sweet Kin' and 'Make It' from their eponymous debut. But eschewing Graham Parson's earnestness, Black Lips are careful not to hint at authenticity, wisely treading into their unfeigned rustic romance with the winking self-awareness of Bob Dylan's 'You Ain't Goin Nowhere,' Rolling Stones 'Dear Doctor,' or The Velvet Underground's 'Lonesome Cowboy Bill.'" 

Sing in a World That's Falling Apart Tracklist:

01 Hooker Jon
02 Chainsaw
03 Rumbler
04 Holding Me Holding You
05 Gentleman
06 Get It on Time
07 Angola Rodeo
08 Georgia
09 Odelia
10 Dishonest Men
11 Locust in the Wind
12 Live Fast Die Slow

Black Lips Tour Dates:

Nov 8: EartH, London, UK
Nov 9: The White Hotel, Salford, UK
Nov 10: Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK
Nov 12: Stereo, Glasgow, UK
Nov 13: Arts Club Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Nov 14: The Fleece, Bristol, UK
Nov 16: Technikum, Munich, Germany
Nov 17: Synästhesie Festival, Berlin, Germany
Nov 18: Molotow, Hamburg, Germany
Nov 19: Gebäude 9, Cologne, Germany
Nov 21: La Maroquinerie, Paris, France
Nov 22: Skatecafe Karin & Yvonne, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nov 23: Atelier 210, Brussels, Belgium
Dec 11: White Oak Music Hall (upstairs), Houston, TX US 
Dec 12: Club Dada, Dallas TX, US 
Dec 13: Barracuda, Austin TX, US 
Dec 14: Paper Tiger, San Antonio TX, US 
Jan 21:  High Dive, Gainesville, US 
Jan 22: Jack Rabbits, Jacksonville, US 
Jan 23: The Social, Orlando, US 
Jan 24: The Ground at Club Space, Miami, US 
Jan 25: Crowbar, Tampa, US 
Jan 26: The Wilbury, Tallahassee, US 

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