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Mark Lanegan Band announces new album & tour dates (Bowery Ballroom on sale now)

Mark Lanegan at Bowery Ballroom in 2010 (more by Caleb Heller)
Mark Lanegan

The Mark Lanegan Band will return this February with their first album since 2004’s Bubblegum. The new album, Blues Funeral, comes out in North America on February 7 via 4AD and a day earlier in the UK. The album was recorded with Alain Johannes, who also worked on Bubblegum and features guest appearances from Josh Homme, who he’s collaborated with before, Greg Dulli, who he collaborated with in Gutter Twins, and Jack Irons, who drummed in Eleven with Johannes. Check out the album’s opening track, “The Gravedigger’s Song,” along with the album’s artwork and tracklist below. You can pre-order the album at the 4AD webstore.

The Mark Lanegan Band is touring the album in Europe from late February to early April, but before they do that, they’ve got a few North American shows scheduled, including one in NYC on the US album release date, February 7 at Bowery Ballroom with Sean Wheeler and Zander Schloss. Tickets for that show are on sale now.

All dates, stream, album art and tracklist below…


Mark Lanegan Band – “The Gravedigger’s Song”

Blues Funeral

Blues Funeral Tracklist:
1. The Gravedigger’s Song
2. Bleeding Muddy Water
3. Gray Goes Black
4. St Louis Elegy
5. Riot In My House
6. Ode To Sad Disco
7. Phantasmagoria Blues
8. Quiver Syndrome
9. Harborview Hospital
10. Leviathan
11. Deep Black Vanishing Train
12. Tiny Grain Of Truth


Mark Lanegan Band — 2012 Tour Dates
7 Feb New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
9 Feb Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex
24 Feb Tromso, SE – Aurora Rock @ Kulturhuset
25 Feb Oslo, NO – Rockerfeller
26 Feb HELSINKI, FI – The Circus
28 Feb GRONINGEN, NL – Oosterpoort
29 Feb AMSTERDAM, NL – Paradiso
1 Mar EINDHOVEN, NL – Effenaar
2 Mar ANTWERP, BE – Trix
3 Mar Antwerp, BE – Twix
4 Mar BRISTOL, UK – Academy
5 Mar MANCHESTER, UK – Academy 2
7 Mar DUBLIN, IE – Academy
8 Mar BELFAST, NI – Mandela Hall
9 Mar GLASGOW, UK – ABC
10 Mar LEEDS, UK – Cockpit
12 Mar BIRMINGHAM, UK – Library
13 Mar LONDON, UK – Shepherds Bush Empire
14 Mar COLOGNE, DE – Gloria
15 Mar HAMBURG, DE – Gruenspan
17 Mar COPENHAGEN, DK – Amager Bio
18 Mar BERLIN, DE – Columbia Club
19 Mar WARSAW, PL – Proxima
20 Mar PRAGUE, CZ – Lucerna Music Hall
22 Mar VIENNA, AT – Arena
23 Mar Zurich, Switzerland – M4Music
24 Mar BOLOGNA, IT – Estragon
25 Mar MILAN, IT – Alcatraz
27 Mar BILBAO, ES – Kafé Antzokia
28 Mar SANTIAGO, ES – Sala Capitol
30 Ma rPORTO, PT – Hard Club
31 Mar LISBON, PT – TMN ao Vivo
1 Apr MADRID, ES – Sala Kapital
2 AprB ARCELONA, ES – Sala Bikini

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