Camera Obscura have announced that their fourth album ‘My Maudlin Career’ will be released on April 20.
Their first for 4AD, the record is preceded by both a new single “French Navy” and a free download of the title track, available to anyone who signs up to the band’s mailing list.
“Some people who have heard it say it’s intense and quite dark, I suppose it is in a way,” says lead singer Tracy Anne Campbell. “We were even more open and brave when making it than we were with the last record. I’ve never been so brutal when its come to writing lyrics. I wouldn’t even call them lyrics. Just documentation of what was going on with me for a while. I truly believe it’s the best we’ve done so far.”
See Camera Obscura at the following UK tour dates:
March 16, The Lexington, London
April 21, Academy 2, Newcastle
April 22, Club Academy, Manchester
April 23, Shepherds Bush Empire, London
April 24, University, Warwick
April 25, Leadmill, Sheffield
April 26, Barrowlands, Glasgow
April 29, The Stiff Kitten, Belfast
April 30, Andrew’s Lane Theatre, Dublin
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