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LoneLady Sets June Release For Third Album 'Former Things', Shares New Track Fear Colours

Monday, 17 May 2021 Written by Jon Stickler

Photo: Alex Hurst

LoneLady, aka Julie Campbell, has announced her third album.

The follow-up to 2015's 'Hinterland' is called 'Former Things' and will arrive on June 25 via Warp Records.

The LP's eight tracks were penned, performed and recorded entirely by Campbell at Somerset House Studios Rifle Range, an 18th century shooting range in London that's been adapted into a performance space. She said:

"I was hungry for a change of scene. Born and bred in Manchester, my home city is like walking around a giant living diary, an archaeology of myself, layered with memories. Following meetings with Somerset House Studios Director Marie McPartlin, in June 2016 I moved from Manchester to London to become a Studio member. I set up a new studio in 'The Rifle Range', an 18th-Century Naval shooting gallery. In this long, narrow concrete room I set up my studio to be part art-installation, part nightclub where I could turn the volume up loud and project Cabaret Voltaire super-8 videos and Ingmar Bergman films across the stone walls. I was located at the dramatic heart of it all, not far from Trafalgar Square and Buckingham Palace - quite a change from my previous studios nestled in the crumbling darklands of Manchester’s outskirts."

As a preview, LoneLady has unveiled the record's funky new single Fear Colours, self-described as, "an electroscape of funk, crunch and vocoder-ed fear!" It's the second cut to be shared from the record, following (There Is) No Logic. Check out the electro-pop piece below, alongside the artwork and tracklist.

Campbell will support the release with a UK and Ireland tour this autumn, and a second run of UK and European dates in early 2022. She's also set to appear at End Of The Road festival in September. 

'Former Things' tracklist:

1. The Catcher
2. (There Is) No Logic
3. Former Things
4. Time Time Time
5. Threats
6. Fear Colours
7. Treasure
8. Terminal Ground

Lonelady Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Mon September 13 2021 - BRIGHTON Hope and Ruin Brighton
Tue September 14 2021 - BRISTOL Exchange
Thu September 16 2021 - LONDON Oslo
Fri September 17 2021 - MANCHESTER YES (The Pink Room)
Mon September 20 2021 - LEEDS Brudenell Social Club
Tue September 21 2021 - GLASGOW Stereo
Wed September 22 2021 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE St. Doms
Fri October 01 2021 - DUBLIN Grand Social
Sat October 02 2021 - BELFAST Ulster Sports Club
Sat January 15 2022 - LIVERPOOL Phase one
Sun January 16 2022 - SHEFFIELD Record Junkee
Mon January 17 2022 - BIRMINGHAM Hare And Hounds
Thu January 27 2022 - CAMBRIDGE Junction 2
Fri January 28 2022 - CARDIFF Clwb Ifor Bach
Sat January 29 2022 - SOUTHAMPTON Joiners
Sun January 30 2022 - NORWICH Arts Centre
Tue February 01 2022 - NOTTINGHAM Bodega Social Club
Wed February 02 2022 - EDINBURGH Mash House

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