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Thurston Moore Announces New Album, Shares Video for “Smoke of Dreams”

Rock n Roll Consciousness Due Out April 28 via Caroline International

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Thurston Moore (ex-Sonic Youth) has announced a new album, Rock n Roll Consciousness, and shared a video for its first single, “Smoke of Dreams.” Rock n Roll Consciousness is due out April 28 via Caroline International. Below is the “Smoke of Dreams” video, followed by the album’s tracklist.

Rock n Roll Consciousness was recorded with producer Paul Epworth at The Church studios in Crouch End, London. Randall Dunn mixed the album at Avast! in Seattle, Washington. Moore’s backing band since 2014 performed on the album: Deb Googe (of My Bloody Valentine, Snowpony) bass, James Sedwards (Nøught, Chrome Hoof) guitar, and Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth, Crucifucks) drums. Poet Radio Radieux wrote or co-wrote the lyrics for three of the album’s five songs.

Rock n Roll Consciousness Tracklist:

1. Exalted (music: Thurston Moore / lyrics: Radio Radieux)
2. Cusp (music: Thurston Moore / lyrics: Radio Radieux)
3. Turn On (music & lyrics: Thurston Moore)
4. Smoke of Dreams (music & lyrics: Thurston Moore)
5. Aphrodite (music: Thurston Moore / lyrics: Radio Radieux & Thurston Moore)

Thurston Moore North American Tour Dates:

May 8 - Vancouver, BC - The Imperial
May 9 - Seattle, WA - Neumos
May 10 - Portland, OR - Mississippi Studios
May 12 - San Francisco, CA - The Chapel
May 13 - Los Angeles, CA - The Teragram Ballroom
May 14 - Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room
May 17 - Austin, TX - The Mohawk
May 18 - Dallas, TX - Club Dada
May 20 - Brooklyn, NY - Music Hall of Williamsburg

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