Antony and the Johnsons Return With New EP

Five new songs are first since 2005's Mercury Prize winning I Am A Bird Now

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Antony and the Johnsons have revealed details of a new five-track EP called “Another World” to be released early next month.

The new songs are called “Another World”, “Crackagen”, “Shake That Devil”, “Sing For Me” and “Hope Mountain.”

Since winning the Mercury Music Prize in 2005 for the album “I Am A Bird Now”, frontman Antony Hegarty has worked on serveral other musical projects and collaborations including on the Bob Dylan biopic I’m Not There soundtrack and with Hercules and Love Affair and Bjork.

Antony and the Johnsons are also due to play their first UK shows since 2005 next month, with two shows accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra at London’s Barbican on October 30 and 31.

Antony’s third album The Crying Light is due for release in January 2009.

A clip of the video for the EP’s title track, ‘Another World’ can be seen here

More information about the new songs and forthcoming shows can be found here: www.antonyandthejohnsons.com

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