Antony & the Johnsons announce new 'symphonic' album plans

'Cut The World' will be released on August 6

Antony & the Johnsons announce new 'symphonic' album plans
Antony and the Johnsons have announced plans to release their fifth album, 'Cut The World', on August 6.

The album is made up of live symphonic versions of tracks from the band's previous four LPs - 'Antony & the Johnsons', 'I Am A Bird Now', 'The Crying Light' and 'Swanlights'. It was recorded last year in Copenhagen with the Danish National Chamber Orchestra.

Brand new track 'Cut The World' is the only studio recorded song on the record. Scroll down to watch a video Antony Hegarty made for 'Future Feminism', a speech by Hegarty which is included on the record.

The 'Cut The World' tracklisting is:

'Cut the World'
'Future Feminism'
'Cripple and the Starfish'
'You Are My Sister'
'Swanlights'
'Epilepsy Is Dancing'
'Another World'
'Kiss My Name'
'I Fell In Love With a Dead Boy'
'The Rapture'
'The Crying Light'
'Twilight'


Antony Hegarty is curating this year's Meltdown festival at London's Southbank Centre, which runs from August 1-12. This summer the event will see performances from the Cocteau Twins' Elizabeth Fraser, Diamanda Galás, Laurie Anderson, CocoRosie and Buffy Sainte-Marie while Marc Almond will present Marc and The Mambas' Torment and Toreros.

For more information visit: Meltdown.southbankcentre.co.uk.



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