Perturbator announces new album, shares first single and video
French synthwave titan Perturbator (real name James Kent) has announced details of upcoming fifth album Lustful Sacraments.
The record – the follow-up to 2016 full-length The Uncanny Valley – is due out on May 28 via Blood Music, with unsurprisingly ace lead single Death Of The Soul out now (and complete with a shiny video to boot). Of the single, James says, “The track takes inspiration from old-school EBM a la DAF or Front 242, Valnoir [Metastazis] has managed to perfectly pair visuals that reflect the nihilistic tone of it.”
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Discussing Lustful Sacraments as a whole – which was written, performed, produced and mixed entirely by Perturbator – the musician teases, “It’s an album about bad habits, dissatisfaction and addiction. An overall look at how we, as a species, lean towards self-destruction.”
Pre-order Lustful Sacraments here, and check out Death Of The Soul in all its glory below:
Plus, catch Perturbator – along with Health and Author & Punisher – at the following dates:
5 London Electric Ballroom
6 Glasgow St Luke’s
7 Manchester Academy 2
9 Dublin Opium
10 Bristol SWX
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