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Black Moth Super Rainbow announce new album, Panic Blooms, share hypnotic lead single, “Mr No One”: Stream

It's due out May 4th, and will be followed by a North American tour

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    A few years ago, Black Moth Super Rainbow, the trippy, hallucinatory psych outfit led by producer Tobacco, dropped SeeFu Lilac, a surprise album said to be “neon flavored outtakes from a 6th album that doesn’t yet exist.” Well, good news: It does now, because the band just announced Panic Blooms, its first proper LP since 2012’s Cobra Juicy. Expect it on May 4th via Rad Cult.

    A press release announcing the album describes it as an “f-ed up and bleeding account of depression and the shadow side of human frailty,” saying that “never before has Tobacco been so raw or direct in his lyrics.” You can hear it in Panic Blooms‘ lead single and closer, “Mr No One”, a hypnotic, synth-driven track that yearns for sunshine and simplicity. It’s a cut that wouldn’t have been out of place in Twin Peaks roadhouse; no amount of vocoder can hide the yearning in Tobacco’s dreamy vocals. Listen to it below.

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    Black Moth Super Rainbow will also release the song as a 7-inch single on March 16th. You’ll find “Mr No One” on side A and two collaborative tracks between Tobacco and Ariel Pink—”Willing & Able” and “Bogalusa”—on side B. It won’t be sold online, and only 1,000 copies are being farmed out to record stores, so mark that one on your calendar.

    In support of Panic Blooms, the band will hit the road this May with a round of North American dates, all available beneath the album’s artwork and tracklist.

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    Panic Blooms Tracklist:
    01. Panic Blooms
    02. Baby’s in the Void
    03. Rip on Through
    04. One More Ear
    05. Bad Fuckin Times
    06. New Breeze
    07. Aerosol Weather
    08. June July 28
    09. Bottomless Face
    10. Permanent Hole
    11. To the Beat of a Creeper
    12. We Might Come Back
    13. Harmlessly
    14. Backwash
    15. Sunset Curses
    16. Mr No One

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    Black Moth Super Rainbow 2018 Tour Dates:
    05/31 – Washington, DC @ Black Cat
    06/01 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
    06/02 – New York, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
    06/03 – Boston, MA @ Brighton Music Hall
    06/14 – Cincinnati, OH @ Urban Artifact
    06/15 – Detroit, MI @ El Club
    06/16 – Chicago, IL @ Metro
    06/17 – Columbus, OH @ Skully’s Music Diner
    08/10 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Smalls
    08/11 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners
    08/12 – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
    08/14 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
    08/15 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall
    08/17 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Hell)
    08/18 – Nashville, TN @ Mercy Lounge

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