April 03, 2012

Patti Smith: new album "Banga" 06/05

Patti Smith
photo: Steven Sebring

The new Patti Smith album Banga drops June 5 on Columbia Records. It's her first album with original material in eight years. The album was recorded at Electric Lady Studios in New York City and produced by Patti Smith and her band: Tony Shanahan, Jay Dee Daugherty and Lenny Kaye. Guests include Tom Verlaine, Jack Petruzzelli, adn Smith's kids Jackson and Jesse Paris.

The album contains songs about Amy Winehouse (This is the Girl) and Johnny Depp (Nine). The first single April Fool can be purchased via iTunes.

Tracks:
  1. Amerigo
  2. Fuji-san
  3. April Fool
  4. This is the Girl
  5. Banga
  6. Maria
  7. Tarkovsky (The Second Stop is Jupiter)
  8. Mosaic
  9. Nine
  10. Seneca
  11. Constantine's Dream
  12. After the Gold Rush
Live dates:
  • 04/09 Dublin, Ireland @ Abbey Theatre (w/ Sam Shepard)
  • 06/23 Bergen, Norway @ Bergen Festival
  • 06/25 Wolverhampton, UK @ Civic Hall
  • 06/26 Cardiff, UK @ The Coal Exchange
  • 06/28 Bath, UK @ The Forum
  • 06/30 Tunbridge, UK @ Hop Farm Festival
  • 07/01 Antwerp, Belgium @ Rivierenhof
  • 07/03 Esch Alzette, Luxemburg @ Rockhal
  • 07/04 Freiberg, Germany @ ZMF Festival
  • 07/05 Liege, Belgium @ Les Ardentes
  • 07/07 Amsterdam, The Netherlands @ Paradiso
  • 07/08 Weert, The Netherlands @ Bospop Festival
  • 07/09 Bonn, Germany @ Kunst!Rasen Bonn/Gronau
  • 07/11 Berlin, Germany @ Tempodrom
  • 07/12 Dachau, Germany @ Rathausplatz
  • 07/14 Novello-Barolo, Italy @ Colisioni 2012
  • 07/18 Molfetta, Italy @ Banchina San Domenico
  • 07/19 Giffoni, Italy @ Neapolis Festival
  • 07/20 Roma, Italy @ Cavea Parco della Musica
  • 07/22 Gardone Riviera, Italy @ Anfiteatro del Vittoriale
  • 07/28 √Ėstersund, Sweden @ Storsj√∂yran
  • 07/30 Trondheim, Norway @ St. Olav Festival
  • 08/01 Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
  • 08/02 Oslo, Norway @ Sentrum Scene
  • 08/03 Stockholm, Sweden @ Stockholm Music & Arts
  • 08/28 Vienna, Austria @ Arena Open Air

» pattismith.net

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