The Mission is following up last year’s reunion album The Brightest Light with a brand-new EP that will feature four new songs that each are sung by a different member of the band — plus, for those who purchase the digital version, a bonus fifth track in the form of a cover of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower.”
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The Mission is going all-out for the release of its next single off reunion album The Brightest Light, today debuting a new music video for the track “Swan Song” and then, on Dec. 3, releasing a digital EP for the track that features five different version of the song plus a new track recorded during the sessions for the album.
This week’s new releases include a 20th anniversary reissue of Nirvana’s ‘In Utero,’ the first new album from Mazzy Star in 17 years, new records from New Model Army, The MIssion and Peter Buck’s Tired Pony, plus a live Bryan Ferry DVD, a Waitresses compilation and more.
This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from The Mission, Elvis Costello and The Roots, Sebadoh and Berlin, plus a live DVD/Blu-ray release from Peter Gabriel, a 1992 live album from The Wedding Present and an audiophile vinyl pressing of The Sisters of Mercy’s ‘Floodland.’
With their first new album in six years — and first to feature original band members Wayne Hussey, Simon Hinkler and Craig Adams since 1990 — due out next week, The Mission has begun streaming the full 12-track The Brightest Light via Spotify. Here, you can check out the full album.
The Mission opens its first North American tour in more than a decade tonight in Washington, D.C., and the band is using the occasion to debut the music video for “Sometimes the Brightest Light Comes From the Darkest Place,” the lead single from forthcoming album The Brightest Light.
While they’ve already previewed one song from their upcoming reunion album, The Mission this week released the record’s first official single: “Sometimes the Brightest Light Comes From the Darkest Place,” which is not only available for sale digitally, but it can also be downloaded, for free, in remixed form.
Next month, The Mission will embark on its first North American tour in 11 years, previewing its forthcoming new album The Brightest Light and a sizable dose of goth-rock classics. We’ve got a pair of tickets to the Sept. 5 concert at New York’s Irving Plaza to award one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.
We’re still more than a month out from the release of The Mission’s The Brightest Light, but the band this week premiered the first full track off the record: “Drag,” a song Wayne Hussey describes as a “throwaway” blues rocker that was so fun to play that he ended up finding a place or it on the album.
Following the announcement this week that The Mission will release its new studio album The Brightest Light this September, the band today has shared a streaming sampler to let fans get short tastes of the album’s 11 songs. The new album is due out Sept. 17 in North America.
The Mission this September will release its new studio album The Brightest Light, an 11-song collection that marks the first time original band members Wayne Hussey, Simon Hinkler and Craig Adams have recorded together since the sessions for 1990’s Carved in Sand.