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News: Japandroids combine “piss-drenched garage” and “rare punk poetry” new album

JapandroidsVancouver two-piece, Japandroids, will release their highly-anticipated sophomore album, ‘Celebration Rock’, this 29th June on Pod (The Walkmen, Wavves) through Inertia.

The album follows their universally acclaimed 2009 debut, ‘Post-Nothing’, which earned spots on countless end-of-year Top 50 polls including Pitchfork, Spin, Stereogum and NME.

Japandroids’ brand new single, “The House That Heaven Built”, has already been described as “rare punk poetry” by Pitchfork and “piss-drenched garage at its best” by NME. Listen to the track at SoundCloud.

The result is 8 tracks worth of DIY punk charm, anthemic energy and impulsive, youthful exuberance; not to mention one of 2012’s best albums. The AUS/NZ edition of ‘Celebration Rock’ will include 7 bonus tracks, including 7-inch rarities “Heavenward Grand Prix” and “Art Czars”, as well as covers of Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, PJ Harvey, Big Black and X.

01. The Nights Of Wine And Roses
02. Fire’s Highway
03. Evil’s Sway
04. For the Love of Ivy
05. Adrenaline Nightshift
06. Younger Us
07. The House That Heaven Built
08. Continuous Thunder
09. Heavenward Grand Prix [Bonus Track]
10. Art Czars [Bonus Track]
11. Sex and Dying in High Society (X cover) [Bonus Track]
12. Shame (PJ Harvey cover) [Bonus Track]
13. Racer-X (Big Black cover) [Bonus Track]
14. Jack the Ripper (Nick Cave cover) [Bonus Track]
15. Younger Us (7″ Version) [Bonus Track]

Listen to “The House That Heaven Built’ here.

‘Celebration Rock’ is due out June 29th on Pod through Inertia

Posted in News on May 16th, 2012 - By George / Tags: , , ,