Efrim Manuel Menuck (GY!BS) toe aan tweede soloalbum

Efrim Manuel Menuck (Godspeed You ! Black Emperor, Thee Silver Mt. Zion) is klaar om zijn tweede soloalbum op de markt te brengen. Menuck bracht in 2011 het album 'High Gospel' uit. Nu is er een opvolger die luistert naar de naam 'Pissing Stars' en via Constellation Records op 2 februari in de winkels zal liggen. 

Efrim Manuel Menuck (Godspeed You ! Black Emperor, Thee Silver Mt. Zion) is klaar om zijn tweede soloalbum op de markt te brengen. Menuck bracht in 2011 het album 'High Gospel' uit. Nu is er een opvolger die luistert naar de naam 'Pissing Stars' en via Constellation Records op 2 februari in de winkels zal liggen. 

Er is al een voorproevertje en die heet LxOxVx / Shelter In Place. De track in kwestie kan u hieronder beluisteren. 

Menuck was ook al zo vriendelijk een en ander over het nieuwe album mee te delen: "PISSING STARS is inspired by the brief romance of american television presenter MARY HART and MOHAMMED KHASHOGGI, the son of a saudi arms dealer. i don’t know how long their union endured, but i remember reading about them when i was a desperate teenager – there was something about their pairing that got caught in my head. i was living in a flooded basement with two other lost kids and a litter of feral kittens. we were all unfed. this strange intersection – the televisual blonde and the rich saudi kid with the murderous father; it got stuck in me like a mystery, like an illumination- this vulgar pairing that was also love. these privileged scions of death and self-alienation, but also love. i’ve carried it in me for 3 decades now, this obscure memory, and i return to it often, tracing its edges like a worn talisman. this record is about the dissolution of their relationship, and the way that certain stubborn lights endure. this record was made in dark corners between 2016 and 2017. a very rough pair of years, shot thru with fatigue, depression, despair, and too many cigarettes and too much booze. but also = the giddiness of enervation, and the strange liberation of being emptied – borne aloft and carried by the drift. the world continues its eternal collapsing, fires everywhere and everything drained of meaning. this record was made in various states of unease, with a brittle heart and a clear intent. like running towards a cliff with 2 swinging knives, roaring with an idiot grin. overcome and overjoyed. this record is about the end of love and the beginning of love. this record is about the dissolution of the state, and all of us trapped beneath, and the way that certain stubborn lights endure."

11 december 2017
Philippe De Cleen