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A Certain Ratio Remix Barry Adamson

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Barry Adamson has unveiled the forthcoming EP of remixes, Love Sick Dick Remixed - out on vinyl and download on November 24. As well as Gazelle Twin, Love Sick Dick Remixed features remixes and reworkings from A Certain Ratio, Ben de Vries (Lunacre), ADULT., Jimi Tenor and Wheel. A Certain Ratio’s reworking saw them take the track into the studio a record it live, explaining: “We approached it as if we were writing an ACR track from scratch and built on a groove playing everything live then chopped Barry’s vocal for the verses and the female scatting vocals for the choruses.”

Barry Adamson has been creating all of his life. Perhaps his greatest creation is himself as a multi-disciplined artist. The self-taught musician rose to prominence as the bass player in Magazine and toured extensively. His establishment as a solo artist came after a three year stint with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds and heralded the release of his seminal first solo album, Moss Side Story. Critically acclaimed, it raised Adamson’s name as a composer of diverse complexity; able to tell a story with music, where the images were those supplanted in the minds of the listeners. Offers quickly followed and saw Adamson work with some of the film industry’s most intriguing mavericks including Derek Jarman, David Lynch, Oliver Stone and Danny Boyle.

Having released nine studio albums, including the 1992 Mercury Music Prize nominated Soul Murder, Adamson has continued to tour globally with his talents being in as much demand by new generations of artists, as he was after his first solo release. He is constantly sought across all art forms for commentary and contribution. His music being both the platform and background for documentaries, TV series, adverts, computer games and even an Olivier Award winning ballet performance by Sylvie Guillem and the Ballet Boyz. Musician, composer, writer, photographer, filmmaker; Barry Adamson is not a man to take it easy.





Barry Adamson EP And Tour

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Barry Adamson has announced details of a brand new six track special EP, Love Sick Dick, out on vinyl, CD and download on 14 April 2017. The new release will feature ‘Sweet Misery’ which premiered on Mark Radcliffe’s 6Music show in the UK and on Henry Rollins’ KCRW show in the US.  

Love Sick Dick has the superb combination of the classic Adamson we've all come to revel in plus some fresh new twists, as he takes us on a journey and probes the inner workings of one lovelorn guy in all of his downhearted, paranoiac, grieving, hapless and helpless self! From the pulsating futuristic blues of ‘Sweet Misery’ where Adamson circles his condition, knowing there isn't any other place to go, to the vampiric, prowling roam of ‘They Walk Among Us’, where parasites joylessly feed off each other and dance macabre.

Just like the singular central character in Adamson's new record, Barry recorded the whole project solo, living up to his multi-instrumentalist hallmark by programming, playing live and sampling and stealing every note you hear on each track, exploring some really interesting techniques in doing so and using modern technology to make an old wail; “The blues is the blues and if the heart aches then that's the sound that will come out whether you are playing guitar, a synth, a piano or playing futuristic guitar solos on your iphone!”

Barry Adamson embarks on a solo tour in April; “I'm launching myself from the studio into a unique solo show. I’ll be playing songs from my new record which range from futuristic blues, soul and electronica and also of course, careering through my back catalogue to bring you the full "Barry Adamson experience."”

Tickets are on sale here.

Love Sick Dick pre-order here.

Listen to the track here. 

Barry Adamson 2017 Tour Dates

19 April - FR, Paris, Boule Noire

20 April – BE, Brussels, Botanique Rotonde

21 April – NL, Amsterdam, Paradiso (Upstairs)

22 April – UK, Manchester, Ruby Lounge

24 April - UK, Glasgow, King Tuts

26 April – UK, Bristol, Thekla

27 April – UK, London, M.O.T.H Club

30 April – DE, Berlin, Frannz Club

2 May – DE, Munich, Kranhalle

3 May – DE, Cologne, Blue Shell

4 May – DE, Hamburg, Jazz Café

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