Gang of Four Post Free Three Track EP // Show at Webster Hall on Feb. 8th ~ BrooklynRocks: NYC Music Blog

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Gang of Four Post Free Three Track EP // Show at Webster Hall on Feb. 8th

Gang of Four Post Free Three Track EP // Show at Webster Hall on Feb. 8thGang of Four is releasing Content on Jan. 24th next year which is their first disc of new material in sixteen years. It will be available in a standard CD release and on vinyl. It will also be available in a limited edition "Ultimate Content Can" which contains six booklets:

1. the first containing the new album on CD
2. the second featuring an art piece that Andy and Jon have created to depict the last 40 years of world history (composed of a series of twenty drawings and montages),
3. the third, a book of lyrics
4. the fourth, a book of Rotoscoped photographs of the band's emotions
5. the fifth, a book containing sachets of Jon and Andys' blood
6. lastly, a scratch and sniff booklet which reflects the key areas of human activity.

In the interim, the band just released a free three-track EP of unreleased material through the Guardian's website (download widget is in the right nav bar). The tracks consist of a reworked version of the classic "Glass" (from their debut album Entertainment), a brand new song ("Sleeper") and a remix of the Content track "I Party All the Time". Click over to the Guardian site as the band wrote a detailed overview/history of each of the three tracks.

Gang of Four is kicking off a North American tour in February and the local tour stop is at Webster Hall on Feb. 8th. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 DOS.

Gang of Four: North American Tour Dates
Feb. 4: Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, ON
Feb. 5: Theatre of Living Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Feb. 7: Paradise, Boston, MA
Feb. 8: Webster Hall, New York, NY
Feb. 9: 9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.
Feb. 11: Metro, Chicago, IL
Feb. 12: First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN
Feb. 15: Venue, Vancouver, BC
Feb. 16: Showbox @ the Market, Seattle, WA
Feb. 17: Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR
Feb. 19: The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA
Feb. 20: House of Blues, Anaheim, CA
Feb. 21: Music Box, Los Angeles, CA

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