THE POSIES LAUNCH NEW SONG ‘LICENSES TO HIDE’ * BLOOD/CANDY OUT SEPTEMBER 28TH ON RYKO
Upcoming Album Features Artists from Broken Social Scene, The Stranglers and Letters To Cleo
The Posies premiere their first song “Licenses To Hide” off the anticipated CD Blood/Candy (Out Sept 28th) with Ryko. The single, featuring angelic guest vocals from Lisa Lobsinger (lead singer of Reverie Sound Revue and vocalist of Broken Social Scene).
In addition to Lisa Lobsinger’s contribution, Blood/Candy is brimming with cast of guest musicians and “for the first time in their 23-year career,” according to a recent NME.com feature. Kay Hanley of Letters To Cleo lends her voice on the ethereal “The Glitter Prize,” UK punk legend and ex-Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell contributes his pipes on the opening track, “Plastic Paperbacks,” and Paco Loco of Australian Blonde and Paco Loco Trio makes an appearance on “Enewetak.” The band also recruited Grammy-nominated string arranger Phil Peterson, who has played on recent albums for Owl City and Nada Surf.
The Posies begin their international tour in Spain on September 28, the same day their album drops in the U.S. The band will travel across Europe and the United States until the end of 2010. U.S. tour details will be announced soon. See Europe dates on http://theposies.net/.