Set for release on 11th March on Secretly Canadian, Alex Cameron has announced his new album ‘Oxy Music’.
“The album is a story, a work of fiction, mostly from the perspective of a man,” he explains. “Starved of meaningful purpose, confused about the state of the world, and in dire need of a reason to live - a person can, and according to the latest statistics, increasingly will, turn to opioids. This is one of those people.”
Sharing new track ‘Best Life’ alongside the announcement, Alex adds, “The Internet. Our great Totem of information dedicated to the Gods yet to visit from a future born out of 7.9 billion online versions of human history. A tower of love and hate, passion and terror, one million retweets of ten hundred thousand total fails. America’s funniest home videos. Our best, most dope memes crowned atop the statue - our greatest achievements, the shoulders that lift the grand dome of internet glory. The view from the top is gorgeous. A stunning likeness of the most like-able content.
“And holding it up, the weight bearing colossus of whisper-solid data and hollow columns of caps locked opinions and giant pillars of twisted logic. Zero Likes. Zero Comments. Zero shares. Infinitely multiplied until too mountain-like to move. The greatest show on earth performed to an audience of nobody.
“One percent is what we see and what we follow drifting atop the cloud. It’s beautiful, what we’ve created. And the masses below sing into the chamber, echoes of their love songs clashing and rebounding off one another’s - the messages too distorted to discern. Received by nobody. But necessary for everybody.
“Let’s face it, we’ll never make content good enough for the Gods above. Let’s leave that to the disciples. The rest of us can just stay out here, living our best lives.”
Check out ‘Best Life’ below.
‘Oxy Music’ Tracklisting:
1. Best Life
2. Sara Jo
3. Prescription Refill
4. Hold The Line
6. K Hole
7. Dead Eyes
8. Cancel Culture (feat. Lloyd Vines)
9. Oxy Music (feat. Jason Williamson)
See Alex Cameron live at the following dates:
19 - Utrecht, NL @ Tivoli (Pandora)
21 - Paris, FR @ La Cigale
22 - Reims, FR @ La Cartonnerie
23 - Lyon, FR @ L’Epicerie Moderne
24 - Zurich, CH @ Bogen F
26 - Bologna, IT @ Covo Club
28 - Leipzig, DE @ UT Connewitz
29 - Berlin, DE @ Festsaal Kreuzberg
31 - Warsaw, PL @ Hydrozagadka
02 - Copenhagen, DK @ Studio 2
03 - Goteborg, SE @ Pustervik
04 - Stockholm, SE @ Berns
05 - Oslo, NE @ Cosmopolite
07 - Hamburg, DE @ Molotow
08 - Brussels, BE @ Botanique (Orangerie)
10 - Nottingham, UK @ Rescue Rooms
11 - Glasgow, UK @ St. Luke’s
13 - Newcastle, UK @ NUSU
14 - Manchester, UK @ Gorilla
16 - Dublin, IE @ Grand Social - SOLD OUT
17 - Dublin, IE @ Grand Social
19 - Bristol, UK @ Trinity
20 - Brighton, UK @ Concorde 2
22 - London, UK @ EartH
28 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco
30 - Columbus, OH @ SoupFest 2022
07 - Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
08 - Indianapolis, IN @ The Vogue
09 - Detroit, MI @ El Club
12 - Toronto, ON @ The Axis Club
13 - Montreal, QBC @ Ausgang Plaza
14 - Burlington, VT @ Waking Windows
15 - New Haven, CT @ Space Ballroom
17 - Boston, MA @ The Sinclair
18 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
19 - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda’s
20 - Washington, DC @ Black Cat
21 - New York, NY @ Webster Hall
05 - Barcelona, ES @ Primavera a la Ciutat (Razzmatazz 2)
09 - Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound
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