New single ‘Medicated’ is the first preview of Beth Jeans Houghton’s upcoming full-length ‘Homecoming’, which is set to arrive in 2021.
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Speaking to NME last year, Manson shared her admiration for Du Blonde, who toured with Garbage on a run of UK dates.
“We’ve been in touch with Du Blonde for a few years now,” Manson said. “When she brought out [2015 album] ‘Welcome Back To Milk’, I thought it was an amazing record. Her creativity and artistry blow me away. She’s really good at everything.
“She’s had to get really tough, and it’s a tough industry that she’s in. I just jumped at the chance to invite her to play these shows with us. I really admire her and her tenacity.”
Listen to ‘Medicated’ below.
Reviewing ‘Lung Bread For Daddy’, NME wrote: “Houghton’s control is masterful, not just in translating her thoughts and confusion so pristinely into cracking tunes, but this record is testament to just how undersung she is as a musician.
“Playing everything except the drums, Houghton takes you into the very core of Planet Du Blonde. Both ugly and beautiful, it’s a world made of all the lessons gleaned from pushing on the darkest part of the bruise.”
Read NME‘s interview with Houghton around the last Du Blonde record here.