Release Date: 04 December 2015
Format: LP Double Vinyl
|The Charlatans Modern Nature Limited Special Edition Clear Vinyl 2LP Set
Tim Burgess, Mark Collins, Martin Blunt and Tony Rogers - release their twelfth album - MODERN NATURE - features eleven new tracks, including the limited edition 7” singles and 6 Music A List records ‘Talking In Tones’ and ‘So Oh’, as well as the forthcoming single ‘Come Home Baby’ , also A listed at 6 and recently added to the Radio 2 playlist. The album was produced by The Charlatans and Jim Spencer and mixed by Craig Silvey (Arcade Fire, Portishead). The album features a cacophony of contributors from their three temporary drummers - Pete Salisbury of The Verve, Stephen Morris of New Order and Gabriel Gurnsey of DFA's avant-disco group Factory Floor, to Kate Bushs’ backing singers Melanie Marshall and Sandra Marvin, strings by Sean O’ Hagan and brass courtesy of Dexys’ Big Jim Paterson.
Q have already described the album as “ one the finest of their career”, whilst the Guardian have called it “a triumph”
The album comes after a difficult year for the band following the death from brain cancer of their old friend and drummer Jon Brookes last year. Rogers says that they were determined to carry on to honour Brookes' memory.
LP: A1. Talking In Tones A2. So Oh A3. Come Home Baby A4. Keen Enough A5. In The Tall Grass A6. Emilie
B1. Let The Good Times Be Never Ending B2. I Need You To Know B3. Lean In B4. Trouble Understanding B5. Lot To Say
LP 2: 1.Come Home Baby. Factory Floor – Nik Colk Void Remix 2.Trouble Understanding. Factory Floor – Gabe Gurnsey Remix
3. So. Anton Newcombe – Brian Jonestown Massacre Remix 4.Come Home Baby. Simon Fisher Turner – Joy.Izzy Remix
5. So Oh. Grumbling Fur – Astral Ark Mix 6.Talking In Tones. Grumbling Fur – Tonal Nagual Fur Star Liner Aquatic Ape Mix