Fangclub Announce New Album Vulture Culture
Irish garage-rock trio Fangclub have announced details of their new album Vulture Culture.
The upcoming record is the follow-up to their debut self-titled LP and will be released on July 5 through Vertigo Records.
Fangclub spent a month at Giant Wafer Studios in Wales to record the album, something that greatly affected their creative process.
“We always work best in isolation,” says drummer Dara Coleman. “I jokingly went into it saying ‘I’m willing to lose my mind for this album’. Around day twenty, things started getting weird - I started getting paranoid that everyone in the house hated me”.
“There was a real atmosphere of obsession from everybody,” adds vocalist/guitarist Steven King. “It’s the craziest thing I’ve ever done. The theme of the album became violent, there’s a lot of violence in the tone of it, towards yourself and other things.
“It comes off as a heavier record because I didn’t have time to hide the real stories,” Steven continues. “It really captured something. The pressure added to it, like ‘that line’s pretty revealing but I have to put it down, I don’t have anything else’. We could’ve gone in and made another debut, this punk thing with loads of hooks, or I could back myself into a corner. It’s a strangely revealing and personal album but I don’t feel afraid to share it because it’s almost as if I’ve expelled the things.”
Fangclub UK tour dates 2019
02 Liverpool, Zanzibar
03 Leeds, Hyde Park Book Club
05 Glasgow, The Attic Bar
06 Newcastle, Riverside 2
07 Edinburgh, The Mash House
09 Hull, Adelphi
10 Manchester, Night People
11 Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge
12 Guilford, Boileroom
13 Bristol, Crofters Rights
14 Exeter, Cavern Club
16 London, Camden Assembly
17 St. Albans, The Horn
19 Brighton, The Green Door Store
20 Southampton, Joiners
24 Zurich, Werk 21
25 Nyon, La Paranthese
27 Munich, Folks! Club
28 Vienna, Arena
30 Berlin, Auster Club
31 Hamburg, Hafenklang
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