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Gomez - A New Tide



Gomez A New Tide
Gomez - A New Tide
(CD/LP) ATO Records, 2009-03-30

A NEW TIDE marks a return to the always-freewheeling British band’s more experimental roots, with songs like “Win Park Slope” and “Airstream Driver” evincing a spirit born of boundless imagination and a longstanding collaborative relationship.
With the band members now scattered across two continents, from Brooklyn to Brighton, England, early tracks were written and recorded individually and then merged online. The process allowed for an open and adaptive songwriting approach, the material taking on its ultimate shape when Gomez officially convened in studios in Chicago and Charlottesville, VA, with producer Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Iron and Wine, Counting Crows).

Gomez A New Tide
Gomez - A New Tide
(CD/LP) ATO Records, 2009-03-30

Tracklisting :
01. Mix
02. Little Pieces
03. If I Ask You Nicely
04. Lost Track
05. Win Park Slope
06. Bone Tired
07. Airstream Driver
08. Natural Reaction
09. Very Strange
10. Other Plans
11. Sunset Gates

Note : A New Tide is the sixth studio album by the British indie rock band Gomez. It will be released on March 31, 2009 in the US, and on March 30, 2009 in the UK.

Links :
gomeztheband.com
myspace.com/gomez

Press Release :
Gomez has revealed details of its highly anticipated new album, A NEW TIDE. The eagerly awaited collection – the band’s sixth studio outing and follow-up to 2006’s breakthrough HOW WE OPERATE – arrives in stores and at all online retailers on March 31st.

A NEW TIDE marks a return to the always-freewheeling British band’s more experimental roots, with songs like “Win Park Slope” and “Airstream Driver” evincing a spirit born of boundless imagination and a longstanding collaborative relationship.
With the band members now scattered across two continents, from Brooklyn to Brighton, England, early tracks were written and recorded individually and then merged online. The process allowed for an open and adaptive songwriting approach, the material taking on its ultimate shape when Gomez officially convened in studios in Chicago and Charlottesville, VA, with producer Brian Deck (Modest Mouse, Iron and Wine, Counting Crows).

As ever, a wide range of styles is incorporated into Gomez’s matchless musical brew. Flavors of Delta blues, psychedelia, and Krautrock all come into play, resulting in a musically mischievous and remarkably forward-thinking collection. In short, A NEW TIDE is Gomez at their inimitable, incomparable best.

A NEW TIDE also sees Gomez accompanied by a number of illustrious guest musicians, including vocalist Amy Milan (of Stars/Broken Social Scene fame), bassist Josh Abrams (The Roots, Sam Prekop, Godspeed You Black Emperor!), cellist Oliver Krauss (David Gray, Paul Weller, Beth Orton), and multi-instrumentalist Stuart Bogie of Brooklyn’s world renowned Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra.

The record will be out in the States on March 31, in the UK and Europe March 30, and in Australia on March 28. More details on the release after the New Year!

AUSTRALIAN WINTER TOUR
Dec 30 Falls Festival, Marion Bay, TAZ *SOLD OUT*
Dec 31 Falls Festival, Lorne, VIC *SOLD OUT*
Jan 2 The Gov, Adelaide
Jan 3 Southbound Festival, Busselton
Jan 5 The Arena, Brisbane
Jan 7 Sunset Sounds, Brisbane
Jan 8 Panther's, Newcastle
Jan 9 Luna Park, Sydney
Jan 10 The Metro, Sydney
Jan 11 Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Jan 13 Gershwin Room @ The Espy, St. Kilda

(Jan 5, 8, 9, & 11 are with The Black Keys and Dr. Dog. Jan 10 and 13 are Bring It On 10th Anniversary shows)
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