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Adam Green releasing his movie musical ‘Aladdin’ out this week (listen to the soundtrack), going on tour

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Adam Green‘s filmed musical adaptation of Aladdin is out on Friday, April 15 which you may remember includes Macaulay Culkin, Natasha Lyonne, Alia Shawkat, Francesco Clemente, Har Mar Superstar, Devendra Banhart, Bip Ling, Jack Dishel, and Zoe Kravitz amongst its cast. (Plus a lot of other NYC musical friends some may recognize.) Starring Green as Aladdin, the film is set in a modern, if fantastical, city where “the lamp is a 3D printer that prints out an analogue version of the internet, and the planet gets a sex change – it’s not your Uncle Grandma’s Aladdin.”

The film features handmade paper-máche sets, with more than 500 props and 30 rooms constructed out of phone books, newspapers, glue, and house-paint. Somewhere between Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band (the movie), Phantom of the Paradise, and Pee-wee’s Playhouse lies this sex-and-drugs-and-rock-n-roll Aladdin. (if you ever saw the whole “rubbing the lamp” thing seemed like a metaphor for something, well Adam makes that explicitly clear here.) There are also the songs, written and sung by Green, which drive the twisted narrative along in his ’70s singer-songwriter style. The movie will be available on iTunes on Friday, but you can check out the entire soundtrack right now. It premieres in this post and you can listen, and watch the trailer, below.

Meanwhile, Adam will be on tour this spring, including a show at Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right on Tuesday, April 19 with BEAU. Tickets are on sale now. All dates are listed below.

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1. Fix My Blues – 2:20
2. God = Humans – 0:15
3. Nature of the Clown -2:25
4. Aladdin are you Ok? – 0:04
5. Someone Else’s Plan – 2:47
6. Time Chair – 2:48
7. Never Lift a Finger – 2:27
8. Techno-Fungal Insect Species – 0:24
9. Birthday Mambo – 1:01
10. Chinese Dance Theme – 1:26

11. Me From Far Away – 2:53
12. Do Some Blow (With Me) – 1:49
13. I Only Take Cocaine – 0:09
14. Phoning in the Blues – 1:35
15. Trading Our Graves – 2:19
16. Life In a Videogame – 2:32
17. No Masterpiece Policy – 0:05
18. Interested in Music – 1:16
19. What is Dying Like – 0:55

14 THU – Cinefamily – Los Angeles, CA
15 FRI – The Satellite – Los Angeles, CA
16 SAT – Logan Theater – Chicago, IL
19 TUE – Baby’s All Right – Brooklyn, NY
23 SAT – Riffraff Kino – Zurich, Switzerland
29 FRI – il Kino Cinema – Berlin, Germany
30 SAT – Abaton Kino – Hamburg, Germany
2 MON – Lido – Berlin, Germany
4 WED – Flex – Vienna, Austria
5 THU – Papiersaal – Zurich, Switzerland
6 FRI – Zoom – Frankfurt, Germany
7 SAT – Gebäude 9 – Cologne, Germany
8 SUN – Filmhaus Kino – Cologne, Germany
9 MON – La Gaîté Lyrique – Paris, France
12 THU – Electric Ballroom – London, United Kingdom
14 SAT – Thekla – Bristol, United Kingdom
15 SUN – The Cookie – Leicester, United Kingdom
16 MON – Rescue Rooms – Nottingham, United Kingdom
18 WED – Waterfront Studio – Norwich, United Kingdom
19 THU – Portland Arms – Cambridge, United Kingdom
23 MON – Brudenell Social Club – Leeds, United Kingdom
24 TUE – O2 Academy 2 Liverpool – Liverpool, United Kingdom
25 WED – Gorilla – Manchester, United Kingdom
27 FRI – CCA – Glasgow, United Kingdom
28 SAT – Riverside – Newcastle, United Kingdom
30 MON – Fruit – Hull, United Kingdom
31 TUE – The Duchess – York, United Kingdom
1 WED – The Oobleck – Birmingham, United Kingdom
11 SAT – Victoria Park – London, United Kingdom
12 SUN – FIELD DAY (FESTIVAL) – London, United Kingdom
30 SAT – Standon Calling Festival – Standon, United Kingdom

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