The Raconteurs have announced details of their new album ‘Help Us Stranger’.
Recorded at - quelle surprise - Third Man Studios in Nashville and mixed at Blackbird Studios, the record’s set to feature appearances from QOTSA/ The Dead Weather’s Dean Fertita, aswell as Lillie Mae Rische and her sister Scarlett Rische. It will also feature their recent singles ‘Sunday Driver’ and ‘Now That You’re Gone’.
The tracklisting for the ‘Help Us Stranger’ is as follows.
Bored and Razed
Help Me Stranger
Don’t Bother Me
Shine The Light On Me
Somedays (I Don’t Feel Like Trying)
Hey Gyp (Dig The Slowness)
Now That You’re Gone
Live A Lie
What’s Yours Is Mine
Thoughts and Prayers
The supergroup will also be playing shows in Paris, Brussels, Cologne, and Berlin later this year, before heading on to Heartland, Orange Warsaw and Best Kept Secret festivals.
The dates are:
25 All Points East
26 Paris Olympia
27 Brussels Cirque Royal
28 Cologne E-Werk
30 Berlin Verti Music Hall
31 Heartland Festival
01 Orange Warsaw Festival
02 Best Kept Secret
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You can also see clips from their recent intimate performances at Coney Island Baby and Baby’s Alright.
Something if not greater, then at least as good as the sum of their considerable parts.
The record is released next week.
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The Raconteurs, Jarvis, Parquet Courts… you can’t argue with that.