is one half of the Wolf Parade co-front-man dream team (and one of my personal favorite musicians) Dan Boeckner and his wife Alexei Perry. He told us he was working on a new Handsome Furs record
, a follow-up to 2009's Face Control
, and ZOMG IT'S TIME TO HEAR NEW TUNEZ. Grab the first single, "What About Us" below, plus a tracklist, plus speculation as to how they will expand on their Russian preoccupations to use "Eastern European 1980s Industrial Music" as an influence.
is said to be the first album the duo wrote entirely on keyboards, which is neat! Check out the tracklist below, which doesn't quite hint at which track will be the Velvet Revolution jam (but they gotta have one!). The record is out 6/28 via Sub Pop.
1. When I Get Back
3. Bury Me Standing
4. Memories of the Future
5. Serve the People
6. What About Us
8. Cheap Music
9. No Feelings