DIRTY BEACHES
Confirm New Album plus UK Dates for May

 
DIRTY BEACHES
Drifters / Love Is the Devil
 
Release Date: 20th May 2013
Label: Zoo Music
Formats: CD/LP/ DL
TRACKLISTING
Drifters
1. Night Walk 
2. I Dream in Neon 
3. Belgrade 
4. Casino Lisboa 
5. Elli 
6. Au Revoir Mon Visage 
7. Mirage Hall 
8. Landscapes in the Mist

Love Is the Devil
9. Greyhound at Night 
10. This Is Not My City 
11. Woman 
12. Love Is the Devil
13. Alone at the Danube River
14. I Don’t Know How to Find My Way Back to You 
15. Like The Ocean We Part 
16. Berlin
 
 
 
 
 
CONTACT:
Nita Keeler 
nita.keeler@gmail.com
+44 (0)1600 892 690
Dirty Beaches, a.k.a. Alex Zhang Hungtai, started off as a one-man band in 2005 in Montreal. A trans-Pacific nomad and genre-hopping sound-smith, he has released music ranging from drone instrumentals to film scores, and possesses a fascination for dissecting popular American music like blues, rockabilly, soul, R&B and hip hop, often rendering it to a point where it has become something else entirely. 
UK DATES
05-May UK Newcastle The Cluny
06-May UK Dundee The DCA @ Soul
Function Suite
07-May UK Glasgow Nice & Sleazy
08-May UK Dublin The Workman's
Club
09-May UK Liverpool Shipping Forecast
10-May UK Chester Rope Presents @
The Compass
11-May UK Manchester Soup Kitchen
12-May UK Leeds Brudenell Social
Club
14-May UK Brussels AB Box
16-May NL Amsterdam Subbacultcha @
OT301
17-May NL Groningen Vera
18-May NL Utrecht Le Guess
Who Festival
Hungtai’s new album, Drifters / Love Is the Devil, is a sprawling double-album that chronicles the musician’s life on the road over the past two years—through the labyrinths of Berlin, Belgrade, Paris, and many other cities; through heartbreak, rebirth and masochistic, existential self-reflection. 

Recorded between Montreal and Berlin in the winter of 2012, the two halves of Drifters / Love Is the Devil are separated only by aesthetics, as they are tightly woven together thematically as one conceptual piece. If 2011’s Badlands was an exercise in exorcising past ghosts in a semi-fictional world, then Drifters / Love Is the Devil is a reflection on the fragility of reality—that of the outside world in which the artist explores the nightlife of bright neon temptations and hedonistic values, and that of the inner world, one of remorse and lovelorn tragedies. 
 
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