Bob Mould may be celebrating the 25th anniversary of Workbook at the moment, but he’s also looking ahead: Merge Records this week announced that it will release Mould’s 11th studio album, Beauty & Ruin, which “packs a staggering lifetime’s worth of emotion and experience into a 36-minute package.”
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Bob Mould this week debuted a new music video via “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” for “Star Machine,” off last year’s ‘Silver Age’ album. The clip, which you can see above, is a spoof on take-your-kid-to-work events, with things going decidedly wrong with drummer Jon Wurster shows up.
We’re counting down the top 10 albums of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs readers earlier this month. This list includes albums released this year by Dinosaur Jr, Ultravox, Public Image Ltd., Killing Joke, The Fixx, Pet Shop Boys, members of Depeche Mode, Dead Can Dance and more.
Bob Mould was in Los Angeles on Monday ahead of the first of his last two ‘Copper Blue’ shows — after tonight’s L.A. concert and an Austin, Texas, appearance on Friday, he says he’s done playing the Sugar album front-to-back — and squeezed in an appearance on “Conan” to tear through ‘Silver Age’ track “Keep Believing.”
Bob Mould celebrated today’s release of his new Sugar-esque solo album Silver Age with a network television appearance, turning up tonight on “The Late Show With David Letterman” to tear through the album’s first single, “The Descent.” Here, you can check out that clip courtesy YouTube uploader IdolXfactor2.
This week’s new releases include ‘Silver Age,’ the first new album in three years from Bob Mould, plus the ‘Spirit of Talk Talk tribute album, featuring Depeche Mode’s Alan Wilder and members of The Arcade Fire and Grandaddy, and ‘Fac. Dance 02,’ a compilation of 12-inch cuts from the Factory Records catalog.
Bob Mould’s first new album in three years — the 10-track ‘Silver Age’ — arrives next week, and the former Hüsker Dü frontman today debuted the record via a full-album stream at RollingStone.com. He tells the rock mag it’s no coincidence the album sounds a bit like Sugar’s just-reissued 1992 debut ‘Copper Blue.’
Bob Mould today debuted the music video for “The Descent,” the first single off his forthcoming album Silver Age, and, as you can see above (via Pitchfork), the clip finds the suited rocker seemingly abandoning his life of corporate serfdom for a back-to-nature foray into the local woods.
Bob Mould is set to release his first new album in three years in less than a month, and Merge Records this morning offered up the first taste of Silver Age in the form of lead single “The Descent,” which, perhaps not surprisingly, is very reminiscent of Mould’s ’90s work with Sugar.
Bob Mould will release a new album called ‘Silver Age’ that Merge Records likens to the ‘punishingly loud, melodically sparkling pop/rock vein of the Sugar catlalog’ — a fitting comparison, since Mould will tour the album in the U.S. this fall by playing that band’s ‘Copper Blue’ front-to-back.