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Califone Announces New Album, “Stitches”

Out Sept. 3

Jun 13, 2013 Bookmark and Share


Chicago experimental rock band Califone have announced the release of a new album titled, Stitches. The follow-up to the band's 2009 LP All of My Friends Are Funeral Singers the new record was recorded in studios across L.A., Austin, and Phoenix with a number of guest musicians.

In a statement frontman Tim Rutili says "We treated each song as its own particular planet. Bringing in different people and recording in different places helped bring some tension to the whole thing. I wanted this to be a more schizophrenic record, stitching together conflicting textures and feels. It was a much more solitary process, and that freed me up to feel less self-conscious about singing and writing more personal lyrics. I tried to keep the songs visual and poetic, but it was more important to allow myself to feel and be vulnerable and not hide in the music. Instead of writing from my balls and brain, this time I wrote from the nerves, skin, and heart." 

Coinciding with the album's announcement the band has shared the record's droning title track.

  

Stitches:

Movie Music Kills A Kiss
Stitches
Frosted Tips
Magdalene
Bells Break Arms
moonbath.brainsalt.a.holy.fool
Moses
A Thin Skin of Bullfight Dust
We are a Payphone

Califone Tour Dates:

06/28/13 Chicago , IL - Big Star's "Third" @ The Vic Theatre
09/07/13 Raleigh, NC - Hopscotch Music Festival
09/08/13 Richmond, VA - Capital Ale House
09/09/13 Charlottesville, VA - The Southern
09/11/13 Pittsburgh, PA - Rex Theater
09/12/13 Wilmington, DE - World Cafe Live at The Queen
09/14/13 Philadelphia, PA - World Cafe Live Upstairs
09/15/13 Brooklyn, NY - Littlefield
09/17/13 New Haven, CT - Cafe Nine
09/19/13 Northampton, MA - Iron Horse Music Hall
09/20/13 Boston, MA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

(www.myspace.com/califonemusic)



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