Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Shares Cover Art & Track List For 'Mature Themes'

25 Jun 2012
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Shares Cover Art & Track List For 'Mature Themes'

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Shares Cover Art & Track List For 'Mature Themes'

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti will release its new album, Mature Themes, on Aug. 21, it's the band's second album for 4AD and the official follow-up to its 2010 breakthrough album, Before Today. That's the cover art above, and the full track list is below. The first single from the album is a cover of Donnie and Joe Emerson's "Baby," and features guest vocals from Dam-Funk. The song will also be released on July 10 as a limited edition one-sided 12" via 4AD. Dam-Funk will also open up several dates of APHG's Fall tour (see full dates below).

Ariel recently talked to David Bevan at SPIN.com about the new album:

"Sonically, it's comparable," Pink says of the new work, 13 or 14 songs he's only recently penned. "There are definitely not any links to my lo-fi origins. It's so diverse but so different from anything I've done before. In a sense, its really the record I wanted to make back when I made Before Today, but couldn't due to pressures and different factors. We had time to let our hair down and try new things."

Pink was able to bring in a large cache of vocal melodies and song foundations he'd previously recorded to his new phone. "Getting my first Android phone changed my life," he explains. "I don't have to memorize everything. I can put ideas down on the fly and save them for a rainy day, which is something I never had the luxury of doing in the past. I've got this great talent for co-opting memories at random - this time I've got a hundred ideas on a moment's notice."




MORE INFORMATION:

http://www.myspace.com/arielpink

Tags: Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Advertisement

More Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Ariel Pink Loses Haunted Graffiti Moniker For New Solo Album 'Pom Pom'

Ariel Pink finally goes solo with his upcoming album release 'Pom Pom'; his first venture away from the band Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti and filled...

Sasquatch! Music Festival Sets Lineup For May 24-27, 2013 At The Gorge, Washington

Sasquatch! Music Festival Sets Lineup For Memorial Day Weekend (May 24-27, 2013) At The GorgeFestival Passes On Sale February 9 (10am Pst) Through the official...

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Saturday June 12th.

The term 'triumph over adversity' is hideously over-used, from sketch-scripted sports movies to motivational speeches, but there is an eternal truth that success is much...

Advertisement

Comments

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All