The Good, The Bad & The Queen – the supergroup comprising Damon Albarn, Paul Simonon, Tony Allen and Simon Tong – have announced that their new album Merrie Land will be released on November 16.
Hear the title track below:
Merrie Land was produced by Tony Visconti and is described in a press release as “a series of observations and reflections on Britishness in 2018… a beautiful and hopeful paean to the Britain of today, an inclusive Britain, currently in an Anglo-Saxostentialist crisis at the end of a relationship, wondering what might be salvaged.”
Dec 1st – The North Pier, Blackpool
Dec 2nd – SWG3, Glasgow
Dec 4th – Hackney Arts Centre, London
Dec 5th – Hackney Arts Centre, London
Dec 6th – Hackney Arts Centre, London
The December 2018 issue of Uncut is now on sale in the UK – with Bob Dylan on the cover. The issue also comes with a unique 12-track Bob Dylan CD, The Best Of The Bootleg Series, featuring an exclusive track from Dylan’s latest boxset. Elsewhere in the issue you’ll find exclusive features on the Small Faces, Jeff Tweedy, the Psychedelic Furs, Moses Sumney, Sister Sledge, Jeff Goldblum, Marianne Fathfull, Ty Segall, Roger Daltrey, Klaus Voormann and many more.