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The Jesus and Mary Chain announce new album Damage And Joy, share “Amputation” — listen

The band's first album in 18 years arrives next March

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    All praise Creation Records founder Alan McGee, for he was rightThe Jesus and Mary Chain will return next year with their first new album in 18 years, Damage and Joy.

    Due out March 24th via ADA/Warner Music, the long-awaited follow-up to 1998’s Munki was produced by Killing Joke co-founder Martin Glover, aka Youth, who also plays bass on the record alongside JAMC touring drummer Brian Young and Lush bassist Phil King.

    The album’s first single and opening track, “Amputation”, premiered on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6 Music today. Better yet, you don’t really need your ear buds; this one’s pure melody, sounding like something off an indie soundtrack from 1996. Stream below.

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    Also below is the album’s vintage cover art and its tracklist.

    Damage and Joy Album Artwork:

    the jesus and mary chain damage and joy The Jesus and Mary Chain announce new album Damage And Joy, share Amputation    listen

    Damage and Joy Tracklist:
    01. Amputation
    02. War On Peace
    03. All Things Pass
    04. Always Sad
    05. Song For A Secret
    06. The Two Of Us
    07. Los Feliz (Blues and Greens)
    08. Mood Rider
    09. Presidici (Et Chapaquiditch)
    10. Get On Home
    11. Facing Up To The Facts
    12. Simian Split
    13. Black And Blues
    14. Can’t Stop The Rock

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    Update: The Jesus and Mary Chain have announced 2017 tour dates.

    The Jesus and Mary Chain 2016-2017 Tour Dates:
    12/13 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
    12/14 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
    12/16 – New Orleans, LA @ Joy Theater
    12/17 – Houston, TX @ Day For Night Festival
    03/23 – Newcastle upon Tyne, UK @ Northumbria University
    03/25 – Manchester, UK @ Academy
    03/27 – Leeds, UK @ Church
    03/28 – Leicester, UK @ O2 Academy
    03/29 – Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy
    03/31 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Institute
    04/01 – Bournemouth, UK @ O2 Academy
    04/02 – Oxford, UK @ O2 Academy
    04/03 – Cambridge, UK @ Junction 1
    04/05 – London, UK @ O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
    04/06 – Bexhill-on-Sea, UK @ De La Warr Pavilion
    04/07 – Dublin, IE @ Academy

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