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ICEAGE Unveil New Track ‘Broken Hours’

ICEAGE Unveil New Track ‘Broken Hours’

IceageFollowing ‘Balm Of Gilead’ released earlier in the month (“as snarling and clobbering as anything you could hope for from the band” – The Fader), Iceage today unveil a second new track with ‘Broken Hours’. A five minute epic of doom-laden swing and crashing, spidery riffs that backdrop Elias Bender Rønnenfelt’s howling incantation: “Dying figures, they settle in / Broken hours / It lingers on” – it’s another heart-racing transmission from a band at the peak of their craft.

Iceage will cap off the year, which saw them release their most celebrated album to date Beyondless, with their biggest ever UK headline show on December 7th at London’s EartH. The special, early-doors event will feature performances from Helm, Astrid Sonne and Warmduscher, with set design from frequent visual collaborator Christian Freidlander.

Beyondless is the culmination of Iceage’s output so far, finding a knowing yet untamed band creating the most thoughtful, dramatic and visceral music out there. It boasts an earthy and hypnotic sound that pays tribute to American music, from country honk brawls to sleazy soul revues to cocaine blues. Echoes of The Waterboys to Exile-period Stones to John Cale are laced with a ubiquitous air of ecstatic abandon and channelled via masterful songwriting. Throughout their career, the band’s charm has rested in their running ahead of themselves with blind confidence; on Beyondless, they are treading with a disarming assurance, but no loss of charm.

 

 

 

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