NEW MUSIC FRIDAY!
GARBAGE'S NEW ALBUM
STRANGE LITTLE BIRDS OUT TODAY
Garbage's sixth studio album Strange Little Birds is now available in stores and at all digital retailers. The album was recorded and produced by the band (Shirley Manson, Steve Marker, Duke Erikson and Butch Vig) in Los Angeles and released via their own STUNVOLUME Records. Strange Little Birds is the follow up to 2012's heralded Not Your Kind of People. The album is available for purchase both physically HERE and digitally HERE. To watch their music video for the album's single "Empty", directed by longtime collaborator Samuel Bayer, click HERE.
Working initially in Vig's basement and then at Red Razor Sounds in Los Angeles, Garbage drew on a variety of sources, from their recent fan letters back to the albums they loved growing up. "The guiding principle was keeping it fresh, and relying on instinct both lyrically and musically", said frontwoman Shirley Manson. Strange Little Birds is "less fussed over" than anything Garbage has ever made. "We fell in love with immediacy," adds Vig.
Some will hear echoes of Garbage's 1995 debut album in Strange Little Birds - including Manson herself. "To me, this record, funnily enough, has the most to do with the first record than any of the previous records," she says. "It's getting back to that beginner's headspace." "In part," she says, that's a result of not having anyone to answer to."
Earlier this month Garbage announced their 'Strange Little Birds' U.S. tour in support of the new album. The dates will kick off on www.Garbage.com for additional details and details on VIP experience packages, including: early entry, soundcheck access, Q&As, meet and greets, photo opps with the band, exclusive merch, and more.at Summerfest in Milwaukee and follow a run of European dates. Tickets are now available for purchase. Check
GARBAGE LIVE DATES
June 10 - Nova Rock Festival - Nickelsdorf, Austria
STRANGE LITTLE BIRDS TRACKLISTING
4. If I Lost You
5. Night Drive Loneliness
6. Even Though Our Love Is Doomed
8. We Never Tell
9. So We Can Stay Alive
10. Teaching Little Fingers To Play
Photo credit: Joseph Cultice