John Cale pronounces first new album in a decade, Mercy


John Cale has introduced particulars of his first new album in a decade, Mercy – take heed to his new monitor “Story Of Blood”, a collaboration with Weyes Blood, under.

The founding Velvet Underground member will launch the brand new album on January 20, 2023 by way of Domino.

The collaboration-heavy album additionally options turns from Animal Collective, Fats White Household, Sylvan Esso, Laurel Halo, Tei Shi, Actress and extra.

Discussing his love of Weyes Blood, Cale stated in an announcement: “I’d been listening to Weyes Blood’s newest document and remembered Natalie’s puritanical vocals. I believed if I might get her to come back and sing with me on the ‘Swing your soul’ part, and some different harmonies, it will be lovely.

“What I bought from her was one thing else! As soon as I understood the flexibility in her voice, it was as if I’d written the music together with her in thoughts all alongside. Her vary and fearless strategy to tonality was an sudden shock. There’s even slightly passage in there the place she’s a dead-ringer for Nico.”

Watch the video for “Story Of Blood” above and see the tracklist for Mercy under.

1. “MERCY” (feat. Laurel Halo)
2. “MARILYN MONROE’S LEG (magnificence elsewhere)” (feat. Actress)
4. “STORY OF BLOOD” (feat. Weyes Blood)
5. “TIME STANDS STILL” (feat. Sylvan Esso)
6. “MOONSTRUCK (Nico’s Tune)”
7. “EVERLASTING DAYS” (feat. Animal Collective)
10. “THE LEGAL STATUS OF ICE” (feat. Fats White Household)
11. “I KNOW YOU’RE HAPPY” (feat. Tei Shi)

The primary preview of Mercy was launched again in August within the type of the one “Evening Crawling”, which got here with an animated video that noticed Cale hitting the streets of New York within the Nineteen Seventies with David Bowie.

The songs are his first new music since his 2020 single “Lazy Day” and his collaboration with Kelly Lee Owens on “Nook Of My Sky”.

This week Cale is about to go out on a UK tour, which can see him calling at Edinburgh, York, Cardiff, Whitley Bay, Birmingham, Bexhill On Sea, London, Cambridge and Liverpool.

Cale’s present on the Llais Pageant in Cardiff will see him see him have fun his eightieth birthday with a bunch of particular friends. Tickets for the tour are on sale now and may be bought right hereright here. See the dates under.

23 – The Queen’s Corridor, Edinburgh
24 – Barbican, York
28 – Llais Pageant, Cardiff
31 – Playhouse Whitley Bay, Whitley Bay

3 – Birmingham City Corridor, Birmingham
7 – De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea
9 – The London Palladium, London
10 – Cambridge Corn Alternate, Cambridge
11 – Liverpool Philharmonic Corridor, Liverpool

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