Black Lips share new single ‘Squatting In Heaven’

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Black LipsAtlanta flower punk pioneers Black Lips have shared another track, Squatting In Heaven, which is lifted from their first album in three years, ‘Satan’s graffiti or God’s art?’. The album will be out on May 5th in the UK via Vice Records. Produced by Sean Lennon at his studio compound in upstate New York throughout 2016, the album is the group’s most musically evolved to date, while still staying true to their original blistering take on fuzzy, dirty rock n’ roll. Take a listen to Squatting In Heaven via YouTube below.

During the recording of the album, the band isolated themselves from the outside world, infusing the album with a focused liveliness similar to the spirit that brought them together in the first place. On ‘Satan’s graffiti or God’s art?’ founding members Cole Alexander and Jared Swilley teamed with former guitarist Jack Hines (who played in the group from 2002-2004) and recent additions Oakley Munson on drums and Zumi Rosow on saxophone. The album also features contributions by Saul Adamczewski of Fat White Family and guest vocals by Yoko Ono.

Black Lips were born of DIY ethic, working their way from sweaty basement shows in Georgia to huge crowds at international music festivals (including a performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest that appears in Terrence Malick’s forthcoming film Song to Song) to tours in such far flung locales as India, Jordan, Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon, Iraqi Kurdistan, the United Arab Emirates and many more. ‘Satan’s Graffiti or God’s Art?’ vindicates Black Lips for sticking it out through many years of shifting trends and buzz bands; providing a sonically captivating document that is as creatively unhinged as it is precisely executed, one of the rawest and most expansive albums in the band’s history.

 

Black Lips Satan’s graffiti or God’s art? coverTrack listing

1. Overture: Sunday Mourning
2. Occidental Front
3. Can’t Hold On
4. The Last Cul de Sac
5. Interlude: Got Me All Alone
6. Crystal Night
7. Squatting in Heaven
8. Interlude: Bongo’s Baby
9. Rebel Intuition
10. Wayne
11. Interlude: E’lektric Spider Webz
12. We Know
13. In My Mind There’s a Dream
14. Lucid Nightmare
15. Come Ride With Me
16. It Won’t Be Long
17. Loser’s Lament
18. Finale: Sunday Mourning

Pre-order the album here – https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/satans-graffiti-or-gods-art/id1216431305?ls=1&app=itunes

For more information on Black Lips, visit black-lips.com.