Yesterday we received news that Gary Numan will be releasing a new album on October 14th via Mortal Records. Titled “Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind)” – see the cover art above – it will also be followed by a 10 date tour around the UK. And if the above isn’t news enough for one post, Gary’s also dropped a sneak preview of the album in the form of a track called “I Am Dust”. Scroll down to play it & to get more details about album / tour.
Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind) will be Gary’s first album in seven years and will also feature guitarist Robin Finck (from Nine Inch Nails, Guns N Roses) as well as being produced by long-standing collaborator Ade Fenton. We’ve been assured that the album…
“…finds Gary on fine dark electronic form; sounding both cutting-edge and classic Numan, it marks his best work since the late 70s, early 80s heyday.”
“Splinter’ sounds unique, while also utilising new sounds and ideas.”
The track we’ve been given to share with you, I Am Dust, will be the opening track on the long player & …
“…is a statement of intent, combining heavy grind with his archetypal anthemic pop skills. The unsettling whispered verses, crunchy guitars and Hans Zimmer-esque strings on ‘Here In The Black’ create a sense of menace and drama, whilst more orchestral work adorns the cinematic ‘The Calling’.
So with no further ado here’s I Am Dust by Gary Numan. Tour dates can be found after it.
Gary Numan: Splinter UK Tour, November 2013.
7th Bristol 02 Academy (£25)
8th Ireland Dublin Button Factory (25 Euros)
11th Sheffield 02 Academy (£25)
12th Newcastle 02 Academy (£25)
13th Glasgow 02 ABC (£25)
14th Manchester Academy (£27.50)
15th Oxford 02 Academy (£25)
16th London Roundhouse (£32.50)
18th Brighton The Dome (£25)
19th Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall (£27.50)
Tickets for all the above can be bought from Gary’s website HERE.