Location: Living in a candy jail Peppermint bars Peanut brittle bunk beds and marshmallow walls
Playing the Academy again next year.
Blues Funeral is the new Mark Lanegan Band record, the first 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, Josh Homme et al.
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.
Blues Funeral will be available digitally and on CD and LP on February 6th, 2012 via 4AD.
To coincide, Mark Lanegan Band will tour Europe next year at the following destinations. News on US shows will follow in due course.
1st - EINDHOVEN, NL - Effenaar
2nd - ANTWERP, BE - Trix
4th - BRISTOL, UK - Academy
5th - MANCHESTER, UK - Academy 2
7th - DUBLIN, IE - Academy
8th - BELFAST, NI - Mandela Hall
9th - GLASGOW, UK - ABC
10th - LEEDS, UK - Cockpit
12th - BIRMINGHAM, UK - Library
13th - LONDON, UK - Shepherds Bush Empire
14th - COLOGNE, DE - Gloria
15th - HAMBURG, DE - Gruenspan
17th - COPENHAGEN, DK - Amager Bio
18th - BERLIN, DE - Columbia Club
19th - WARSAW, PL - Proxima
20th - PRAGUE, CZ - Lucerna Music Hall
22nd - VIENNA, AT - Arena
24th - BOLOGNA, IT - Estragon
25th - MILAN, IT - Alcatraz
27th - BILBAO, ES - Kafé Antzokia
28th - SANTIAGO, ES - Sala Capitol
30th - PORTO, PT - Hard Club
31st - LISBON, PT - TMN ao Vivo
1st - MADRID, ES - Sala Kapital
2nd - BARCELONA, ES - Sala Bikini
"Hear the birds? Sometimes I like to pretend that I'm deaf and I try to imagine what it's like not to be able to hear them. It's not that bad."