An Introduction To… Crime & The City Solution / A History Of Crime – Berlin 1987 – 1991
Compilation Out On Mute Records September 25
Brand New Album In 2013 – American Twilight, a brand new album recorded in Detroit and the band’s first studio album since 1990’s Paradise Discotheque, is set for release in early 2013.
This October, Crime & The City Solution will be touring for the first time in over 20 years with dates in the following cities: Denver, Detroit, Chicago, Brooklyn, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The tour follows the September 25 release of their compilation An Introduction To… Crime & The City Solution / A History Of Crime – Berlin 1987 – 1991 via Mute. The tracklisting was chosen by the band from three Berlin era albums: Shine (1988), The Bride Ship (1989) and Paradise Discotheque (1990). It also features the band’s swansong, “The Adversary”, from the film Until The End Of The World (Wim Wenders, 1991). Preorder your copy HERE.
For this latest incarnation of Crime & The City Solution, the line up features Berlin era members Simon Bonney (vocals), Bronwyn Adams (violin) and Alexander Hacke (guitar), and will be joined by renowned visual artist Danielle de Picciotto, Jim White (drums, The Dirty Three), David Eugene Edwards (guitar, 16 Horsepower / Wovenhand), Troy Gregory (bass, The Dirtbombs / Swans / Spiritualized) and Matthew Smith (keyboards).
The live show will feature new music from American Twilight as well as reinterpretations of songs from the Berlin and London periods. It will also feature, for the first time, a powerful visual component designed by new member Danielle de Picciotto. Using back projection on large screens, the imagery will accompany the live performance as a cinematic embodiment of the Crime musicscape.
Crime & The City Solution Live Dates:
10/18 – Denver, CO @ The Oriental (TICKETS)
10/19 – Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theater (TICKETS)
10/21 – Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall (TICKETS)
10/22 – Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg (TICKETS)
10/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda (TICKETS)
10/24 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s (TICKETS)
AN INTRODUCTION TO… CRIME & THE CITY SOLUTION / A HISTORY OF CRIME BERLIN 1987 – 1991 Tracklisting:
All Must Be Love
On Every Train (Grain Will Bear Grain)
Home Is Far From Here
The Bride Ship
I Have The Gun
The Dolphins & The Sharks
The Sun Before The Darkness
The Last Dictator Part 1
The Last Dictator Part 2
The Last Dictator Part 3
The Last Dictator Part 4