Baxter Dury - Prince Of Tears

Prince Of Tears

Baxter Dury

Available Formats No. of Tracks   Price Buy
12" Vinyl Album (Limited Edition) 10 tracks Out 27 October 2017 19.99
CD Album (Limited Edition) 10 tracks Out 27 October 2017 10.99
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Baxter Dury - Prince Of Tears

Baxter Dury has announced details of his new album Prince of Tears, to be released on 27th October 2017 via Heavenly Recordings.

This limited release is on blue vinyl, and comes with a signed polaroid of Baxter.

To coincide, Baxter has shared the new video for ‘Miami’, the album’s opening track and portal into his hazy, anti-wonderland. We are guided by ‘Miami’ himself; a foul-mouthed and cocksure character created by Baxter, centred on the delusions that can come with heartbreak. ‘He thinks he’s got swagger, he thinks he’s someone, but he’s not’, explains Baxter.

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE:



Prince of Tears was recorded at the end of 2016 at Hoxa Studios, co-produced by Baxter himself & Ash Workman (Metronomy) and mixed by longstanding collaborator Craig Silvey (Arcade Fire, New Order, Florence & the Machine).

Intensely personal, yet brutally open, this is Baxter’s fifth album and his most ambitious and biggest work to date. Whilst retaining the natty charm of his previous works, like his debut Len Parrot’s Memorial Lift or the acclaimed Happy Soup, Baxter this time worked with a full band and orchestra to truly bring the soundscapes of his emotional netherworld to life.

The album features notable guests; including longstanding fan Jason Williamson from Sleaford Mods on the track ‘Almond Milk’ and Rose Elinor Dougall on ‘Porcelain’, as well as long-term collaborator Madelaine Hart providing backing vocals across numerous tracks and illuminating some of the album’s dark corners.

‘The Album is full of little fictional snapshots based on actual experiences’, Baxter says of the ten songs. ‘They’re biographical film soundtracks for an imaginary film about myself, which is fictional. The man singing and speaking it all is unreliable; he can’t see the world properly. Its massively delusional, but because of that it’s also emotionally true’.

Tracklisting

12" Vinyl Album (Limited Edition) (PIAS101LPX)
  1. Baxter Dury - Miami
  2. Baxter Dury - Porcelain
  3. Baxter Dury - Mungo
  4. Baxter Dury - Listen
  5. Baxter Dury - Almond Milk
  6. Baxter Dury - Letter Bomb
  7. Baxter Dury - OI
  8. Baxter Dury - 2017-08-01
  9. Baxter Dury - Wanna
  10. Baxter Dury - Prince of Tears
CD Album (Limited Edition) (PIAS101CD)
  1. Baxter Dury - Miami
  2. Baxter Dury - Porcelain
  3. Baxter Dury - Mungo
  4. Baxter Dury - Listen
  5. Baxter Dury - Almond Milk
  6. Baxter Dury - Letter Bomb
  7. Baxter Dury - OI
  8. Baxter Dury - 2017-08-01
  9. Baxter Dury - Wanna
  10. Baxter Dury - Prince of Tears

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