:: Pure brilliance. An album that is the bottom line of 25 years of exceptional music making.
Everyday Robots is released officially in the UK/Europe on April 28, 2014 via Thirteen Limited Records/Parlophone. North American release follows on April 29. The LP will be available as download, CD and double 180g gatefold vinyl LP (incl. CD and digital download code). Additionally, Everyday Robots is released as Special Edition (CD+DVD or digital) including videos with live versions of 4 album songs and a track-by-track account of the album. You can buy your copy of Everyday Robots in all versions directly from Damon Albarn’s Webstore. The iTunes Special Edition includes two bonus tracks and is available here.
Everyday Robots is now streaming in its entirety via iTunes Radio (except Germany) or at German music streaming site Tape.tv. The set of twelve tracks is entirely written, composed and produced by Damon Albarn with XL recordings owner Richard Russell. The songs of Everyday Robots were recorded between 2011 and 2013 in various studios in England and the US. The album features guests Bat For Lashes‘ Natasha Khan on The Selfish Giant and singer/songwriter Brian Eno on closing track Heavy Seas Of Love. Eno also contributed to the production of the song.
Heavy Seas Of Love also features The Leytonstone City Mission Choir, the song is the third single single taken from Everyday Robots. As the previous single Lonely Press Play, the song comes with a music video edited by Matt Cronin from a video footage by Damon Albarn, you can watch the videos above and below. Damon Albarn will be touring from the end of April and he’s also playing the entire European festival season, you can check out the upcoming dates below.
01. Everyday Robots
03. Lonely Press Play
04. Mr. Tembo
06. The Selfish Giant
07. You and Me
08. Hollow Ponds
09. Seven High
10. Photographs (You Are Taking Now)
11. The History of a Cheating Heart
12. Heavy Seas of Love
13. Father’s Daughters’s Son [iTunes Bonus Track]
14. Empty Club [iTunes Bonus Track]
Upcoming Tour Dates:
Wed 30 Apr 2014 // London, UK // Rivoli Ballroom
Thu 01 May 2014 // London, UK // Great Hall, The People’s Palace
Sat 03 May 2014 // Murcia, Spain // SOS Festival 4.8
Mon 05 May 2014 // Paris, France // Alhambra
Fri 30 May 2014 // Bristol, UK // Bristol Trinity
Sat 31 May 2014 // Portsmouth, UK // Wedgewood Rooms
>> The full touring schedule is available here.
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