Post-punk legends Gang of Four today debuted the music video for “England’s In My Bones,” one of two songs featuring Alison Mosshart of The Kills and The Dead Weather appearing on the band’s forthcoming album. You can watch the clip right here.
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Gang of Four return next month with their eighth album and first without founding vocalist Jon King, an 11-song collection that features new frontman John “Gaoler” Sterry plus guest vocalists Alison Mosshart of The Kills, Gail Ann Dorsey, Robbie Furze of the Big Pink , Japanese guitar hero Hotei and more.
We re-christen the long-dormant Vintage Video series with this fantastic pro-shot footage of Gang of Four performing a taut, 22-minute set at the Music Biennale Zagreb festival in Croatia, on May 15, 1981. The performance comes a couple months after the release of the band’s sophomore album, Solid Gold,
Gang of Four today premiered a brand-new song and a brand-new lineup, with vocalist John “Gaoler” taking the place of founding member Jon King, who had participated in the group’s mid-2000s reunion and 2011 studio album Content. Stream the new song “Broken Talk,” which premiered today on Pitchfork.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is helping make a feature-length documentary about the so-called ‘Woodstock of the ’80s’ — the 1982 US Festival, which featured Talking Heads, Oingo Boingo, The B-52s, The Cars, Ramones, Gang of Four and more — to be released this Labor Day weekend on the event’s 30th anniversary.
Gang of Four this week dropped the third music video from their new album ‘Content’: a glitchy, revved-up collage of effects and images set to ‘Who Am I,’ the third single off the current record. The new video was filmed in London this summer and directed by bandmember Andy Gill.
The celebrated third album from dancefloor-ready post-punk act Shriekback — 1985’s ‘Oil and Gold,’ featuring signature song ‘Nemesis’ — will be reissued next week in the band’s native U.K. as a 2CD set featuring a remastered edition of the original album and a bonus disc with 10 B-sides and live tracks,
This month’s tape features recent tracks from Paul Weller and Gang of Four, and classic cuts from The Clash, Camouflage and Simple Minds, plus British Sea Power covering The Cure, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs remaking Sonic Youth and The Shop Assistants doing The Jesus and Mary Chain.
Gang of Four today unveiled the second music video filmed for its new album ‘Content’: a moody, live performance clip for the slow-burner ‘It Was Never Gonna Turn Out Too Good.’ Watch it here.
This latest round of links and such includes a story on Johnny Marr’s plans to record two solo albums, a look back at Talk Talk, a podcast featuring an interview with Gang of Four, and news that the Pogues’ U.S. tour will be their last.
Gang of Four wrapped up its recent North American tour — in support of the band’s first all-new studio album in more than 15 years — in Los Angeles this week, and while the, er, gang was in L.A., they recorded a 40-minute live set for KCRW.
Today’s collection of interesting stuff, including interviews with The Smiths’ Andy Rourke, Lou Barlow of Sebadoh and Dinosaur Jr and Gang of Four’s Jon King, plus some stripped-down, a capella New Order.
With their U.S. tour now underway, U.K. postpunk legends Gang of Four stopped by ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ last night to crank out their current single ‘Never Pay for the Farm,’ off the band’s just-released album ‘Content.’