April 17, 2012, 11:32 am
The legendary Patti Smith has announced that she is set to release Banga, her first album of new material in eight years, on June 5th.
The first single April Fool features stunning vocals and guitar work. Now available for digital download.
Smiths’s 11th studio album was recorded at the famed Electric Lady Studio in New York City, and produced by Patti Smith and band, it features collaborations Tom Verlaine, Jack Petruzzelli, and Smith’s son Jackson and daughter Jesse Paris.
Inspired by Smith’s unique dreams and observations, Banga’s poetic lyrics are a reflection of our complex world – a world that is rife with chaos and beauty. Praised for her storytelling abilities, Smith has crafted an album that captures a wide range of human experience.
Read more HERE.