David Gedge and The Wedding Present this fall will offer fans an unusual look into the making of their latest album — Valentina, which came out in March — via a 64-page hardback book that promises a “behind-the-scenes account” of the album’s recording complete with rare photos and track-by-track commentary.
The Wedding Present this week released their eighth studio album ‘Valentina,’ and accompanying it is a new short film set to opening track ‘You’re Dead’ by director Nick Power. The 5:46-long clip reportedly features 29 different visual references to past Wedding Present songs and/or albums.
This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Paul Weller, The Wedding Present, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, John Foxx and the Maths and the Toy Dolls, plus a live album from Frank Black and the Catholics, a live DVD/Blu-ray from The B-52s, and best-ofs from Erasure and Stiff Little Fingers.
The Wedding Present this morning announced the release of its eighth studio album, the 10-track Valentina, which was recorded in France, California and England throughout 2011 and will be released worldwide in March in conjunction with the band’s previously announced South By Southwest appearance and North American tour.