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Ezra Furman announces ‘Sex Education’ soundtrack

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Ezra Furman – ‘Twelve Nudes’ review

Ezra Furman’s last album, 2018’s ‘Transangelic Exodus’, was an epic, Springsteen-inspired journey through the underbelly of American culture – as he’s put it, witnessed by a “queer outlaw”. It was wildly ambitious concept record about a couple on the run; a combination of honky-tonk rock’n’roll and moody, atonal no-wave that the musician laboured over in minute detail. Furman has...

Ezra Furman cancels show after venue owner accused of sexual assault and harrassment

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Ezra Furman has announced that he is cancelling a planned show at Sonia in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after learning of multiple accusations of sexual assault and harassment against the venue's owner Joseph Sater. The gig was due to take place on September 11, but has been moved to September 23 at new venue Great Scott. In a post on Instagram, Furman said:...

Ezra Furman announces new album ‘Twelve Nudes’ and shares new song

Ezra Furman has announced new album 'Twelve Nudes', and has also shared new song 'Calm Down aka I Should Not Be Alone'. Read more: Ezra Furman – ‘Transangelic Exodus’ Review Following up last year's 'Transangelic Exodus', Furman's new album will arrive August 30 via Bella Union. "This is our punk record,” Ezra said in a press release. "We made it...

Ezra Furman releases cover of Melanie’s ‘Good Book’ from ‘Sex Education’

Ezra Furman has shared his cover of the Melanie track 'Good Book'. Hear it first on NME below. The track features on the Netflix series Sex Education, which Ezra has written the soundtrack for, as well as his new covers EP which arrives tomorrow. "When all of a sudden you go from singing to tiny crowds to singing for huge crowds, you start...

Ezra Furman pens soundtrack for new Netflix series ‘Sex Education’

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Ezra Furman has written the soundtrack for the new Netflix series, Sex Education. The soundtrack features original songs recorded by Furman last summer as well as tracks from his previous albums, and it arrives on the same day (January 11) as Sex Education's Netflix premiere. Read more: Ezra Furman: the Chicago rocker talks Chuck Berry, Nazis and next album ‘Transangelic Exodus’ The...

Mark, My Words: My new rules for approaching pop stars in the wild

You are Ezra Furman. You are sat on a box of stage gear with your entire band in a car park outside a small US festival which has entirely forgotten to arrange transport for you back to your hotel after what can best be described as a ‘technically challenged’ weekend of trying to play through a PA that sounded...

The best albums of 2018 so far

From the Arctic Monkeys' intergalactic return, to Janelle Monáe's concept album about randy computers and the arrival of some of the planet's best new artists - 2018 has spawned some superb albums so far. We've listen to pretty much all of them, and decided that the following are the best albums of 2018, so far. http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/?bctid=5785505136001

Ezra Furman: the Chicago rocker talks Chuck Berry, Nazis and next album ‘Transangelic Exodus’

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Ezra Furman is a gender-fluid rocker from Chicago with a knack for writing bratty pop-punk tunes that sound a bit like the Ramones. Born to strict Jewish parents in the ’80s, he struggled with his identity for years before discovering music as an outlet. Now 31, he’s flourishing in his own skin. His sexually subversive appearance – think silk...