Twenty years after the band's debut in 1987, Primal Scream return with their new single 'Country Girl' on May 22nd - the first track from the eagerly anticipated album 'Riot City Blues', released June 5th.
Written by Primal Scream, 'Country Girl' is undoubtedly one of the standout tracks from the forthcoming LP. The band's first single since 2003's 'Some Velvet Morning'. The track also boasts a very impressive new video, which was filmed in L.A by acclaimed director Jonas Akerlund - whose previous credits include Madonna's 'Ray Of Light'.
Recorded in 10 days last June, the new album was laid down live on the studio floor at Olympic Studios in London by Bobby Gillespie (vocals), Andrew Innes (guitars, banjo & mandolin), Martin Duffy (piano), harmonium, Hammond b-3 organ & harmonica) Gary (Mani) Mounfield (bass) and Robert Young (guitars & harmonica).
Catch Primal Scream at these dates:
Isle of White festival on June 10th
Hyde Park Calling Festival on July 2nd
T in the Park on July 9th and
London's Astoria on April 6th
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The album is the first in history to chart without selling a single copy.
The musician passed away while performing with his band OHM in LA.
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