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The Jesus and Mary Chain Are Working on a New Studio Album

Their First Since 1998's Munki

Oct 01, 2015 The Jesus and Mary Chain
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Scottish icons The Jesus and Mary Chain have been touring their classic 1985-released debut album Psychocandy, performing it in full in honor of its 30th anniversary. They haven’t released a studio album since 1998’s Munki, but in a new interview with Time Out New York frontman Jim Reid has revealed that they’ve finally started work on a new album.

“We are!” he confirmed. “We’re doing an album now. We actually just started recording. It’s early days, but I would say it’s a more mature sound for the Mary Chain. But let’s just wait and see.”

Read the full Time Out interview here. Also read our recent in-depth print article on Psychocandy that includes interviews with Jim Reid and the band’s manager/Creation Records founder Alan McGee. And read our bonus website Q&A with Jim Reid. Check out our list where we ranked all of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s albums from best to worst. Finally read our review of the band’s recent Chicago show performing Psychocandy. Below is the video for Psychocandy cut “Never Understand.”

(Via Consequence of Sound)



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