Long Distance Calling recently announced their new album 'TRIPS' for release on the April 29th, 2016 via InsideOut Music, and they are now excited to reveal the stunning artwork, created by Martin Großmann (www.martingrossmann.com), in the form of an artwork video teaser.
You can watch it here:
The album will be released as a limited mediabook CD with one bonus track, as gatefold 2LP with etching (incl. the album on CD), and as digital download with two bonus tracks.
Further to this, the band would also like to announce the first European tour dates in support of the new album, and you can find those below:
28th April - Skater's Palace, Münster, Germany
29th April - Uebel & Gefährlich, Hamburg, Germany
30th April - Mau Club, Rostock, Germany
2nd May - UT Connewitz, Leipzig, Germany
3rd May - Musik & Frieden, Berlin, Germany
4th May - Kulturkirche, Köln, Germany
5th May - Backstage Halle, München, Germany
6th May - Substage, Karlsruhe, Germany
7th May - KiFF, Aarau, Switzerland
9th May - 013, Tilburg, Netherlands
10th May - Boston Music Room, London, UK
11th May - Exchange, Bristol, UK
12th May - Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK
13th May - Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes, UK
Read here what they had to say about the album and upcoming dates:
"We are happy to announce the release tour (there will be more touring later this year!) for our new album "TRIPS"! We put a lot of heart and time into this little baby and we can't wait to finally play the new songs for you. "TRIPS" is probably the most colourful and diverse album we have done so far, combining elements of all our previous albums while adding new flavours and some unknown territory to our sound universe, and we couldn't be happier how it turned out. Come with us and join the ride. Love LDC"
The band also recently revealed that Petter Carlsen has provided vocals on their new album and they had this to say: "Since he wanted to focus on his private life Martin 'Marsen' Fischer has decided to step back from LONG DISTANCE CALLING, but he didn't leave without recording most of the keyboards and sound effects on 'TRIPS'. In true LONG DISTANCE CALLING fashion we have another surprise up our sleeves and would like to introduce Petter Carlsen on vocals. About half of the new songs come with vocals and Petter did one hell of a job. We are really happy to have him on board for 'TRIPS'! In case his name rings a bell you are totally right: He already did vocals on the song 'Welcome Change' on the album 'The Flood Inside'. We are sure that you'll love the new stuff with him singing!"
Petter has the following to add about him doing the vocals on "TRIPS": "I instantly became a fan ofLONG DISTANCE CALLING the moment we met on tour with Anathema back in 2010 - both their music and their personalities. I am grateful that they made a long distance calling to Norway, asking me to join in on this album, and I am very proud to be a part of it. We had a great time at Principal Studios, it was a focused, relaxed and very creative atmosphere at the same time. It was a pleasure to add my color to these well-crafted songs."
The full track-listing for 'TRIPS' is as follows:
Look out for more info in the coming weeks!
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