Following the release of Blues Funeral back in February, Mark Lanegan Band have recorded four songs for the thirteenth installment in the 4AD Sessions series.
Following the release of their acclaimed new album Blues Funeral, out now on 4AD / Remote Control, Mark Lanegan Band will return for their first Australian and New Zealand tour in eight years.
Mark Lanegan is no stranger to our shores, having recently toured in support of his projects with Isobel Campbell after his 2010 solo dates. He returns, band in tow, to celebrate their new album Blues Funeral. Produced by Alain Johannes, Blues Funeral Mark Lanegan Band’s first offering since 2004’s Bubblegum.
Alongside Lanegan’s trademark gravel and grit vocals, known to envelop listeners and mesmerise audiences the world over, Blues Funeral features appearances from his former cohorts Greg Dulli from The Gutter Twins and Josh Homme from Queens Of The Stone Age.
MARK LANEGAN BAND AUSTRALIAN TOUR
Presented by The Frontier Touring Company
Wednesday 18 April – Powerstation, Auckland
Tickets on sale 9am Monday 20 February via Ticketmaster 0800 111 999 or www.ticketmaster.co.nz
Friday 20 April – The Hi Fi, Sydney
Tickets on sale 9am Monday 20 February via The Hi Fi 1300 843 443 or www.thehifi.com.au
Saturday 21 April – The Tivoli, Brisbane
Tickets on sale 9am Monday 20 February via Ticketek 132 849 or www.ticketek.com.au
Tuesday 24 April – The Gov, Adelaide
Tickets on sale 9am Monday 20 February via Moshtic 1300 438 849 or www.moshtix.com.au
or VenueTix 08 8225 8888 or www.venuetix.com.au
Thursday 26 April – Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Tickets on sale 9am Monday 20 February via Ticketmaster 136 100 or www.ticketmaster.com.au
Frontier members pre-sale via www.frontiertouring.com
Pre-sale tickets on sale from 12noon AEDT on Thursday 16 February to 12noon AEDT on Friday 17 February
General public on sale from 9am local time on Monday 20 February.
4AD and Remote Control are pleased to announce the release of the new Mark Lanegan Band record Blues Funeral, out Friday 3 February 2012.
Blues Funeral is the first Mark Lanegan Band record since 2004’s Bubblegum. It was recorded in Hollywood, California by Alain Johannes at his 11ad studio. The music was played by Johannes and Jack Irons with appearances from Greg Dulli and Josh Homme.
Mark Lanegan has sung with Screaming Trees, Queens Of the Stone Age, The Twilight Singers, The Gutter Twins, Soulsavers and Isobel Campbell. He resides in Los Angeles and has two dogs.
Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral will be released on 3 February 2012 via 4AD/Remote Control.