Mick Harvey announces London show and new album
SKETCHES FROM THE BOOK OF THE DEAD
BRAND NEW ALBUM – OUT 2 MAY 2011
RARE LONDON LIVE DATE – 5 JUNE AT XOYO
Mick Harvey album ‘Sketches From The Book Of The Dead’ is out on Mute on 2 May 2011.
The brilliant brooding malaevolence of Mick Harvey- for many years the backbone to Nick Cave’s rancid imagination has finally emerged properly blinking into the daylight. Announcing a rare London date, at XOYO on 5 June ”â his first in the UK since 2007 to celebrate the release of the album.
Tickets for the gig are ÃÂ£15 and available from here
The London live show follows the release of a brand new solo album, Sketches From The Book Of The Dead, out on 2 May 2011, the follow up to Two Of Diamonds (2007).
; the 11-track album was recorded and mixed with David McCluney at Atlantis Sound, Port Melbourne with additional recording at Harvey’s own Grace Lane music room and sees Mick Harvey (playing most of the instruments) joined by Rosie Westbrook on double bass and J.P. Shilo on accordion & violin, with Xanthe Waite contributing occasional ethereal backing vocals.
Mick Harvey – internationally renowned for his career with The Birthday Party and Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds and his soundtrack and production work – has most recently collaborated with PJ Harvey once again, co-producing and playing on her latest album, Let England Shake and will be joining her on tour throughout 2011.