Laibach ‘Warm Lederhaut’

The majority of you will be aware that Laibach are set to release ‘An Introduction To”¦ Laibach – Reproduction Prohibited'(Mute) on the 3rd September 2012 because we reviewed it here.

Just prior tot he release the band have made available a new promo video; watch the video, directed by artists Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, for ‘Warme Lederhaut’, Laibach’s interpretation of The Normal’s ‘Warm Leatherette’

‘Warm Leatherette’ originally recorded by The Normal, was Mute’s first ever release, and was later covered by Grace Jones. Laibach premiered the track at the Short Circuit presents Mute Festival, Roundhouse in May 2011 and the track opens the album which demonstrates Laibach’s unique take on the cover version.

Laibach head out on a European tour as detailed:

08.09 ”“ Slovakia, Bratislava, Majestic Music Club
09.09 ”“ Austria, Vienna, Arena
10.09 ”“ Germany, Munich, Backstage
11.09 ”“ Germany, Frankfurt, Batschkapp
14.09 ”“ Sweden, Stockholm, Nalen
15.09 ”“ Denmark, Copenhagen, National Gallery
16.09 ”“ Netherlands, Tilburg, Incubate
17.09 ”“ Belgium, Oudenaarde, Qubus
18.09 ”“ Germany, Bochum , Matrix
19.09 ”“ Germany, Berlin, Berghain
20.09 ”“ Poland, Wroclaw, Eter
21.09 ”“ Germany, Leipzig, Schauspielhaus
18.10 ”“ Austria, Graz, Helmust List Halle

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Phil Newall is from The Wirral - he earns his living not writing about music nor playing music...though sorely wishes he could. He was fortunate enough to see many of the first generation punk bands when they played the U18's matinee shows at Eric's, Liverpool. As an attendee at Eric's he was exposed to punk rock, dub reggae, art rock, and all manner of weirdness; as a customer at Probe Records he was variously served and scowled at by Pete Wylie and Pete Burns - he has written for Record Collector, Whisperin & Hollerin, and Spiral Scratch and wanted to write a book detailing the Liverpool punk scene; however with 'Head-On' Julian Cope beat him to it...and frankly did a much better job.

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