Julian Casablancas + The Voidz confirm ‘Tyranny’ album details

Album will be released on September 23 with new song 'Human Sadness' available to download now

Julian Casablancas + The Voidz have confirmed details of their debut album, ‘Tyranny’.

The band, fronted by Strokes singer Casablancas, are set to release their debut album on September 23. ‘Tyranny’ follows Casablancas’ 2009 solo album ‘Phrazes For The Young’.

Advertisement

The LP will come out on Casablancas’ own Cult Records and, as Consequence Of Sound reports, the album will be available via a USB drive shaped like a cigarette lighter. Eleven-minute long new song ‘Human Sadness’ can be heard on iTunes now.

The Voidz consist of Jeramy Gritter and Amir Yaghmai on guitar, Jeff Kite on keyboards, Jake Bercovici on bass and Alex Carapetis on drums. The record was produced by Shawn Everett.

Speaking about the album title, Casablancas previously commented: “Tyranny has come in many forms throughout history. Now, the good of business is put above anything else, as corporations have become the new ruling body. Most decisions seem to be made like ones of a medieval king: whatever makes profit while ignoring and repressing the truth about whatever suffering it may cause (like pop music, for that matter).”

The album will be supported by a US tour throughout October and November. No UK dates have been announced.

‘Tyranny’ tracklist:

‘Take Me In Your Army’
‘Crunch Punch’
‘M.utually A.ssured D.estruction’
‘Human Sadness’
‘Where No Eagles Fly’
‘Father Electricity’
‘Johan Von Bronx’
‘Business Dog’
Xerox’
‘Dare I Care’
‘Nintendo Blood’
‘Off To War…’

https://link.brightcove.com/services/player/?bctid=60905312001

Advertisement
Advertisement

Terry Gilliam: “We’re doomed – what is going on with the world?”

The brain behind some of cinema's craziest epics talks climate change, Adolf Hitler, Brexit Britain – and getting his big break with Terry Jones

Courteeners’ Liam Fray: “The band is my life. When it’s not going great, my life’s not going great”

Fray on the road through darkness that led to new album 'More. Again. Forever.'

Savages’s Jehnny Beth tells us how David Bowie and ‘Peaky Blinders’ shaped her wild solo album

"In my core I felt that there was something that I hadn’t done yet – and that was this record"
Advertisement