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The Church Release New Single ‘Undersea,’ Announce Album Release Date

The Church Release New Single ‘Undersea,’ Announce Album Release Date: group will release their 26th studio album next month–North American tour starts this Friday.

Australian alt-psych legends The Church kick off their North American tour today, and they have another treat in store for fans: their new album Man Woman Life Death Infinity will be released October 6th.

And to whet fan’s appetites for the new material, the group have released a new single, the swirling, soothing, Undersea, which you can listen to via Spotify below.

Undersea is the second track the group have released for the new album, the first being Another Century, which debuted in June. Click here to listen.

Frontman/bassist Steve Kilbey gave his thoughts on the new album in a recent press release, noting “This is the Church’s water record,” says Kilbey, singer, lyricist and bassist. “I guess water is my element. I’ve always marveled at the sea and rivers and rain. It wasn’t conscious at all but on reflection, it definitely is a preoccupation on this record. What that means, I don’t know.”

Click here for my recent interview with Steve Kilbey discussing the new album

Man Woman Life Death Infinity features the same lineup as The Church’s 2014 release Further/Deeper with guitarist Ian Haug replacing longtime member Marty Willson-Piper. Haug discussed the interplay on the new album with veteran guitarist Peter Koppes, saying “Peter is like the mad professor of guitar theory. I’ve learned a lot from him over the last few years but I’m not trying to analyze the harmonic integrity of anything. If it sounds good, I’ll keep going down that path. I think we complement each other really well in that way.”

The album’s full track listing (and North American tour dates) are listed below, followed by an Amazon link to pre-order. Stay tuned later this month for my review of their Austin show. 

Man Woman Life Death Infinity Track Listing

1. Another Century
2. Submarine
3. For King Knife
4. Undersea
5. Before The Deluge
6. I Don’t Know How I Don’t Know Why
7. A Face In A Film
8. In Your Fog
9. Something Out There Is Wrong
10. Dark Waltz

The Church North American Fall Tour

9/8/2017 – Portland, OR – Revolution Hall
9/9/2017 – Seattle, WA – Neptune Theater
9/10/2017 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theater
9/12/2017 – Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s
9/13/2017 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
9/14/2017 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
9/15/2017 – Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theater
9/16/2017 – San Diego, CA – The Music Box
9/18/2017 – Austin, TX – 3Ten
9/19/2017 – Dallas, TX – Kessler Theater
9/20/2017 – Houston, TX – Heights Theater
9/22/2017 – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl Music Hall
9/23/2017 – Orlando, FL – The Social
9/24/2017 – Atlanta, GA – City Wintery
9/25/2017 – Asheville, NC – The Grey Eagle
9/27/2017 – New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge
9/28/2017 – Brooklyn, NY – The Bell House
9/29/2017 – Natick, MA – TCAN Center For The Arts
9/30/2017 – Newton, NJ – Newton Theatre
10/1/2017 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
10/3/2017 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
10/5/2017 – Detroit, MI – Magic Stick
10/6/2017 – Chicago, IL – Park West
10/8/2017 – Minneapolis, MN – Cedar Cultural Center
10/10/2017 – Omaha, NE – The Waiting Room
10/11/2017 – Denver, CO – Gothic Theater
10/12/2017 – Salt Lake City, UT – The State Room
10/13/2017 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
10/14/2017 – Phoenix, AZ – The Press Room

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2 Responses to The Church Release New Single ‘Undersea,’ Announce Album Release Date

  1. A Chaos Fairy September 9, 2017 at 10:06 am #

    Aww…nobody comes to New Mexico. LOL

  2. SLIS September 9, 2017 at 7:03 pm #

    They normally skip Texas so I’m super excited!

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