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The Jesus and Mary Chain announce new album Damage And Joy, share “Amputation” — listen

on December 08, 2016, 9:50am

All praise Creation Records founder Alan McGee, for he was rightThe Jesus and Mary Chain will return next year with their first new album in 18 years, Damage and Joy.

Due out March 24th via ADA/Warner Music, the long-awaited follow-up to 1998’s Munki was produced by Killing Joke co-founder Martin Glover, aka Youth, who also plays bass on the record alongside JAMC touring drummer Brian Young and Lush bassist Phil King.

The album’s first single and opening track, “Amputation”, premiered on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6 Music today. Better yet, you don’t really need your ear buds; this one’s pure melody, sounding like something off an indie soundtrack from 1996. Stream below.

Also below is the album’s vintage cover art and its tracklist.

Damage and Joy Album Artwork:

the jesus and mary chain damage and joy The Jesus and Mary Chain announce new album Damage And Joy, share Amputation    listen

Damage and Joy Tracklist:
01. Amputation
02. War On Peace
03. All Things Pass
04. Always Sad
05. Song For A Secret
06. The Two Of Us
07. Los Feliz (Blues and Greens)
08. Mood Rider
09. Presidici (Et Chapaquiditch)
10. Get On Home
11. Facing Up To The Facts
12. Simian Split
13. Black And Blues
14. Can’t Stop The Rock

Update: The Jesus and Mary Chain have announced 2017 tour dates.

The Jesus and Mary Chain 2016-2017 Tour Dates:
12/13 – Athens, GA @ Georgia Theatre
12/14 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade
12/16 – New Orleans, LA @ Joy Theater
12/17 – Houston, TX @ Day For Night Festival
03/23 – Newcastle upon Tyne, UK @ Northumbria University
03/25 – Manchester, UK @ Academy
03/27 – Leeds, UK @ Church
03/28 – Leicester, UK @ O2 Academy
03/29 – Bristol, UK @ O2 Academy
03/31 – Birmingham, UK @ O2 Institute
04/01 – Bournemouth, UK @ O2 Academy
04/02 – Oxford, UK @ O2 Academy
04/03 – Cambridge, UK @ Junction 1
04/05 – London, UK @ O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
04/06 – Bexhill-on-Sea, UK @ De La Warr Pavilion
04/07 – Dublin, IE @ Academy

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