Thursday, June 1, 2017

Luna returns after long recording absence with a double dose

photo: Luz Gallardo
Luna has announced the upcoming release of A Sentimental Education, an album of covers, as well as an EP of six new Luna instrumentals entitled A Place Of Greater Safety.

Both will be released simultaneously on Sept. 22 via Double Feature. They mark the NYC-based band's first output since Rendezvous 13 years ago.

On A Sentimental Education, Luna tackle songs by the Cure, Mink DeVille, Fleetwood Mac, Mercury Rev and others. The first single from A Sentimental Education is their take on Fleetwood Mac obscurity "One Together" from 1970's Kiln House, written by guitarist Jeremy Spencer. 

LISTEN here.

Luna are taking pre-orders for these new releases as well as t-shirts, socks, posters and rare guitars via Pledge Music. 

The Luna lineup is: Dean Wareham, Sean Eden, Lee Wall, Britta Phillips. A tour will commence in November, with the first two shows now on sale:
November 16 -- Union Transfer -- Philadelphia, PA
November 18 - Brooklyn Steel -- Brooklyn, NY- on sale Friday, June 2

Track listing for A Sentimental Education:

1 Fire in Cairo (The Cure)
2 Gin (Willie "Loco" Alexander)
3 Friends (Velvet Underground)
4 One Together (Fleetwood Mac)
5 Most of the Time (Bob Dylan)
6 Sweetness (Yes)
7 Letter to Hermione (David Bowie)
8 (Walking Thru the) Sleepy City (Mick Jagger/Keith Richards)
9 Let Me Dream if I Want to (Mink DeVille)
10 Car Wash Hair (Mercury Rev)

Track listing for A Place Of Greater Safety:

1. GTX3
2. A Place of Greater Safety
3. Captain Pentagon
4. Around and Around
5. Ides of March of the Trolls6. Spanish Odyssey

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