Mark Lanegan has, as he once put it, "..done it in a lot of different ways". Indeed, he has seen jail time, heroin addiction, formed Screaming Trees and basically has devised some of the most beautiful and disheveled music known to these ears. ~I
Blues Funeral is the new Mark Lanegan Band record, the first since 2004's Bubblegum. It was recorded in Hollywood, California by Alain Johannes at his 11ad studio. The music was played by Johannes and Jack Irons with appearances from Greg Dulli, Josh Homme et al.
Mark Lanegan has sung with Screaming Trees, Queens Of the Stone Age, The Twilight Singers, The Gutter Twins, Soulsavers and Isobel Campbell. He resides in Los Angeles and has two dogs.
Blues Funeral is now available digitally and on CD and LP via 4AD.
To coincide, Mark Lanegan Band will tour Europe next year at the following destinations. News on US shows will follow in due course.
More HERE. And HERE is a fine interview to check out.