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Chelsea Wolfe announces new album, Pain Is Beauty

on June 05, 2013, 3:38pm

chelsea wolfe pain is beauty Chelsea Wolfe announces new album, Pain Is Beauty

Following last year’s all acoustic album Unknown Rooms, Northern California singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe will return with her fourth LP, Pain Is Beauty, on September 3rd via Sargent House.

According to a press release, Wolfe was joined in studio by bandmates Ben Chisholm (who also served as co-producer), Kevin Dockter, and Dylan Fujioka. Musically, the 12-track album sees Wolfe return to the morose electronic vibe of 2011’s Apokalypsis. Conceptually, on the other hand, she takes a look back in time by exploring how “ancestry (and) the mythology, landscapes and traditions of our ancestors affect our personalities today.”

Wolfe added, “Honesty is what initially drew me to music, and I’ve been more honest and open with myself than ever through these songs. There is peace in truth. There is clarity in solitude. And there is power within simplicity and focus. Love is not always easy. Tormented love is something I understand more than society’s skewed idea of what love should be. Love is indelible, severe, earnest, merciful. To push forward against the odds is to make history”.

In support of the album, Wolfe has announced a North American tour for September. Consult her full schedule beneath the album’s tracklist.

Pain Is Beauty Tracklist:
01. Feral Love
02. We Hit a Wall
03. House of Metal
04. The Warden
05. Destruction Makes the World Burn Brighter
06. Sick
07. Kings
08. Reins
09. Ancestors, the Ancients
10. They’ll Clap When You’re Gone
11. The Waves Have Come
12. Lone

Chelsea Wolfe 2013 Tour Dates:
06/13 – Brooklyn, NY @ Northside Festival
08/02 – Mitchelstown, IE @ Indiependence Music Festival
08/03 – Katowice, PL @ OFF Festival
08/25 – Los Angeles, CA @ FYF Fest
09/01 – Tucson, AZ @ Hoco Festival
09/03 – Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom
09/04 – Albuquerque, NM @ Launchpad
09/06 – Austin, TX @ Mohawk
09/07 – Houston, TX @ Fitzgerald’s
09/08 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
09/09 – Atlanta, GA @ The Earl
09/10 – Chapel Hill @ Local 506
09/11 – Washington DC @ Rock and Roll Hotel
09/13 – NYC, New York @ Bowery Ballroom
09/14 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
09/15 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
09/17 – Toronto, ON @ The Legendary Horseshoe Tavern
09/19 – Pontiac, MI @ The Pike Room at Crofoot Ballroom
09/20 – Lexington, KY @ Boomslang Festival
09/21 – Chicago, IL @ The Bottom Lounge
09/22 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center
09/24 – Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
09/25 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge
09/27 – Seattle, WA @ Barboza
09/28 – Portland, OR @ Doug Fir Lounge
09/30 – San Francisco, CA @ Great American Music Hall

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