Antony and the Johnsons announce release date of new album

'The Crying Light' set to hit shops early in 2009

Antony & The Johnsons have announced the release date of their third record ‘The Crying Light’.

The album will hit shelves on 19 January next year.

It comes four years after the 2005 release of their Nationwide Mercury Prize-winning record ‘I Am a Bird Now’.