:: I’m not getting enough of the entire album. Simply marvellous!
Iceland’s famous electronic act GusGus returned with their new full-length Mexico a few days ago, and it’s hell of a record. The core crew of Birgir Þórarinsson (aka Biggi Veira), Daníel Ágúst Haraldsson, Stephan Stephensen (aka President Bongo) and Högni Egilsson (aka HE) have released eight studio album in collaboration with various other members during the past 19 years. Mexico follows GusGus acclaimed previous (eighth) LP Arabian Horse (2011) which had been a massive success for the band and biggest-selling album of the releasing Kompakt label. Listening to the preview, I’m pretty sure that GusGus can tie on that with their new album.
Mexico was officially released on June 23, 2014 via Kompakt. North American release follows on June 24. The set of nine new GusGus tracks is available as download, CD and 12″ vinyl LP (incl. CD). You can buy digitally from iTunes or Beatport (mp3/wav/aiff) or you can order your physical copy of Mexico directly from the Kompakt Store.
Obnoxiously Sexual is the second single taken from Mexico. It was released as digital download on June 16 via Kompakt Digital. You can buy the track from Beatport and listen to the radio edit below. Fabulous first single Crossfade comes with a brilliant official video directed by Tommy Kha, check it out above. By the end of August, GusGus will hit the road for worldwide touring with Mexico. Tour will last until mid November, you can check out the upcoming dates below.
01. Obnoxiously Sexual
02. Another Life
06. God Application
07. Not The First Time
09. This Is What You Get When You Mess With Love
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Sat 30 Aug 2014 // Copenhagen, Denmark // Konzerthuset – Studie 2
Tue 16 Sep 2014 // Warszawa, Poland // Basen
Wed 17 Sep 2014 // Kraków, Poland // Studio
Fri 19 Sep 2014 // Gdansk, Poland // B90
Sat 20 Sep 2014 // Poznan, Poland // Eskulap
Sun 21 Sep 2014 // Wróclaw, Poland // Eter Club
Tue 23 Sep 2014 // Berlin, Germany // Berghain
>> The full touring schedule is available here.
The Line Of Best Fit − Album Review: GusGus – Mexico