Scene News: The Dandy Warhols’ New Album is out today. Australian April Tour SOLD OUT

THE DANDY WARHOLS
Debbie Harry Adds her brilliance on I Will Never Stop Loving You
Taken from New Album, Rockmaker, out today
April Tour SOLD OUT – Low Tix For NZ

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“I Will Never Stop Loving You” is the only true ‘love song’ I have ever written,” admits Courtney Taylor-Taylor of THE DANDY WARHOLS about the fourth single taken from their new album ROCKMAKER which is released today, March 15 via Sunset Blvd.

 

Featuring vocals from the legendary DEBBIE HARRY (Blondie), “I Will Never Stop Loving You” is a darkly anxious track that sees Harry’s radiant vocals dodging Taylor-Taylor’s sinister growl, adding a brightness to the shadows of obsession that his vocals suggest. “Dark as it may be, I truly believe it represents love and what that word means to many people,” he adds.

THE DANDY WARHOLS feat Debbie Harry “I Will Never Stop Loving You
https://youtu.be/HxmZjvT6RHU

Debbie’s contribution to the track is one that Courtney does not take lightly. For an album that already boasts features from Frank Black (Pixies) on “Danzig With Myself” and Slash (Guns N’ Roses) on “I’d Like To Help You With Your Problem,” her presence anoints it with even more majestic grace that NME plauds as “epic.” “Debbie’s voice elevated this song to a level that nothing else could possibly have done,” he explains in awe of her vocal prowess. “Upon hearing it, I think I learned more about singers in that moment than I have learned in the last 15 years… I don’t know… Maybe ever.”

  Seeing a recent dearth of records rife with “heavy raw punk and metal guitar riffs,” The Dandy Warhols made one of their own. What they ended up with is an album that The Arts STL describes as “a kaleidoscope of sound and style as only The Dandy Warhols can bring with their infectious and psychedelic vibes that can’t be pigeonholed into a single genre, so don’t even try.” The Spill Magazine lauds, “ROCKMAKER embodies a sonic evolution for The Dandy Warhols, characterized by a deliberate emphasis on guitar riffs over chords and melodies.” 

Vanyaland adds, “The Dandy Warhols have never been ones to fall in step, so it’s little surprise that their new LP ROCKMAKER doesn’t necessarily meet or exceed expectations as much as set its own bar.” Downtown Los Angeles praised, “Combining psych-rock, shoegaze, power pop, synth pop, and more with the cheeky detachment of their pop-art namesake, the Dandy Warhols are equally skilled at heady reveries and satirical pop.”

ROCKMAKER is released today, March 15, 2024 via Sunset Blvd and was produced by Peter Holmström and Courtney Taylor-Taylor.

TRACKLISTING
The Dooms Day Bells
Danzig With Myself (feat Black Francis)
Teutonic Wine
Summer Of Hate
I’d Like To Help You With Your Problem (feat Slash)
The Cross
Root Of All Evil
Alcohol And Cocainemarijuanaicotine
Love Thyself
Real People
I Will Never Stop Loving You (feat Debbie Harry)

 

The Dandy Warhols is Courtney Taylor-Taylor (vocals, guitar), Peter Holmström (guitar, keyboards), Zia McCabe (keyboard, bass, percussion), and Brent DeBoer (drums, backing vocals). 

Rockmaker Is Out Now!
https://sunsetblvdrecords.ffm.to/dandys24

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Soon to be back on tour in Australia, The Dandy Warhols continue to be a formidable live force. On the band’s recent stop at Boston’s Royale, Boston Globe hailed “the band wrapped its audience in a sonic blanket that had an almost narcotic warmth at times.” Parklife DC said of their Washington, DC show, “the quartet maintained their classic psych rock roots but dove into even a grittier edge that borders on post-punk and even goth.” 

About the Toronto show on March 12, The Spill Magazine says, “The Dandy Warhols electrified the Toronto stage with a performance that exuded sheer power and badassery right from the get-go… Their unparalleled talent and chemistry create an experience unlike any other.” With just a few dates left including St. Louis, Denver and a crowning show at Los Angeles’ Fonda Theatre, the band departs for Australia in mid-April to bring their fire down under!

Their tour in April is all but SOLD OUT!
Joining them on all shows in both Australia and New Zealand are Sydney psych rockers, Magic Machine

Mon, April 22: Powerstation, Auckland VERY LOW TIX
Thurs, April 25: The Tivoli, Brisbane SOLD OUT
Fri, April 26: The Gov, Adelaide SOLD OUT
Sun, April 28: Forum, Melbourne SOLD OUT
Mon, April 29: Astor Theatre, Perth SOLD OUT
Wed, May 1: Enmore Theatre, Sydney SOLD OUT
Thurs, May 2: The Gov, Adelaide SOLD OUT
Fri, May 3: Northcote Theatre, Melbourne SOLD OUT

sbmpresents.com/tour/the-dandy-warhols-2024 

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The Dandy Warhols – I Will Never Stop Loving You
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