LIARS unveil two new tracks from TFCF, the new album out 25 August – Live dates start this weekend in London

LIARS unveil two new tracks from TFCF, the new album out 25 August – Live dates start this weekend in London

LIARS UNVEIL TWO NEW TRACKS

TAKEN FROM THE FORTHCOMING ALBUM

‘TFCF’ – OUT 25 AUGUST 2017

LIVE DATES START THIS WEEK

“…wedded to adventurism” – Uncut

LIARS unveil two new tracks, ‘Coins In My Caged Fist’ and ‘The Grand Delusional’, ahead of the release of TFCF on 25 August 2017.

Showing two facets of the brand new album, TFCF (which stands for Theme From Crying Fountain), ‘The Grand Delusional’ opens with acoustic guitar (as Andrew has said, “There’s acoustic guitar all over this record! How ridiculous is that?”) while ‘Coins In My Caged Fist’ gallops along with drum machines and samples, “I wanted to do lots of sampling,” he says. “I’d done a little in the past, but I’d started to realise the possibilities of the process, of sampling myself playing ‘proper’ instruments, and then using the sampler to put it all together in an ‘artificial’ way.”

Liars have, as a matter of course, sounded radically different with each album, pursuing new concepts and occupying diverse mindsets. On this, Liars’ eighth studio album, the bustling backdrops of Los Angeles, Berlin and New York have been replaced with a presence far more intimate and autobiographical as Liars once again boldly step out of their comfort zone into vastly new musical territory.

Following an amicable parting of ways with Aaron Hemphill, Liars is now just Angus Andrew, who decamped to his native Australia, specifically to a remote part of the Australian bush, to create an album unlike any Liars had attempted before.

Cut off from the rest of the world in his remote home studio, with no other distractions, Angus gave free reign to artistic impulses he’d never explored and those included experimenting with the acoustic guitar and sampling.

The album’s reinvention of the Liars paradigm – blurring the lines between electronic and acoustic, between the experimental impulse and the addictive pop sensibility – is evidence that Angus’ creative energies remain as healthy as ever, even given the upheaval within the group.

TFCF was written and recorded by Liars (Angus Andrew).  Butchy Fuego, who performed live with Liars following Julian Gross’ departure in 2014, plays drums on three tracks.  TFCF was mixed by Gareth Jones and mastered by Christian Wright.

In addition to a string of festival dates in Europe and the US this summer, Angus and a new touring band have also announced details of an autumn tour. Full details below with more to be confirmed.

 

TFCF TRACKLIST

The Grand Delusional

Cliché Suite

Staring At Zero

No Help Pamphlet

Face To Face With My Face

Emblems Of Another Story

No Tree No Branch

Cred Woes

Coins In My Caged Fist

Ripe Ripe Rot

Crying Fountain

 

LIARS LIVE

5 Aug – UK, London, VISIONS Festival

7 Aug – HR, Primosten, Super Uho Festival

10 Aug – LU, Luxembourg, Congres Annules

12 Aug – IT, Sardinia, Here I Stay Festival

16 Aug – NO, Bergen, Perfect Sounds Forever

18 Aug – UK, Stirling, Doune The Rabbit Hole Festival

19 Aug – UK, Brecon Beacons, Green Man Festival

24 Aug – DE, Berlin, Pop-Kultur Festival

13 Sept – US, MI, Detroit, El Club

15 Sept – US, IL, Chicago, Riot Fest

16 Sept – US, OH, Columbus, Ace of Cups

18 Sept – US, MA, Cambridge, The Sinclair

20 Sept – US, CT, Hamden, The Ballroom at The Outer Space

21 Sept – US, NY, Brooklyn, Warsaw

23 Sept – US, NC, Carrboro, Cat’s Cradle

24 Sept – US, NC, Asheville, Orange Peel

25 Sept – US, GA, Atlanta, Aisle 5

6 Oct – US, OR, Portland, Wonder Ballroom

7 Oct – US, WA, Seattle, The Crocodile

10 Oct – US, CA, San Francisco, Great American Music Hall

13-15 Oct – US, CA, Joshua Tree, Desert Daze

28 Oct – UK, Manchester, Victoria Warehouse, Transformer 2

30 Oct – UK, Bristol, Colston Hall

4 Nov – DK, Copenhagen, Jazzhouse

9 Nov – NL, Utrecht, Le Guess Who?

10 Nov – BE, Brussels, Orangerie

11 Nov – BE, Kortrijk, Sonic City

13 Nov – FR, Paris, Le Maroquinerie

14 Nov – CH, Zurich, Salzhaus

15 Nov – CH, Fribourg, Fri-Son

16 Nov – IT, Milan, Magnolia

17 Nov – IT, Rome, Monk

18 Nov – IT, Bologna, Locomotiv

29 Nov – RO, Bucharest, Control

For the latest links and live dates, please go to http://liarsliarsliars.com/

Pre-order the very special limited edition, a double vinyl issue with exclusive tracks recorded during the TFCF sessions from deep in the Australian bush, here: http://po.st/LiarsStore

Liars have been giving fans a glimpse of the forthcoming album via a series of short clips, watch these here: http://po.st/LIARSTFCFYT

Listen to ‘Cred Woes’: http://po.st/LiarsCredWoesYT

Listen to ‘The Grand Delusional’: http://po.st/LiarsTGDYT

Listen to ‘Coins In My Caged Fist’: http://po.st/LiarsCoinsYT 

‘The Grand Delusional’ is available now as a download: http://liarsliarsliars.com/the-grand-delusional/

Both tracks will be available on Spotify from Friday 4 August

https://open.spotify.com/artist/2z78AlkdwE2Ghj9EB50M6z

 

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LIARS unveil two new tracks from TFCF, the new album out 25 August – Live dates start this weekend in London