“Glasgow Eyes,” the new album by The Jesus and Mary Chain, is out now.

The Jesus and Mary Chain released their new album “Glasgow Eyes” this friday via Cooking Vinyl. The duo – brothers Jim and William Reid – are celebrating 40 years with a new album, a full autobiography, and a tour across the UK & Europe.

“Glasgow Eyes” was recorded at the Mogwai Castle of Doom studio in Glasgow, where Jim and William continued their creative process following their previous album “Damage and Joy” (2017). With this album, they achieved their highest charting in over twenty years. With “Glasgow Eyes,” The Jesus and Mary Chain embrace a new chapter. Drawing inspiration from the artistic work of Suicide and Kraftwerk, paired with sweet melodies, controlled chaos, and spontaneous jazz influences.

‘But don’t expect The Mary Chain goes jazz. People should expect a Jesus and Mary Chain record, and that’s certainly what “Glasgow Eyes” is. Our creative approach is remarkably the same as it was in 1984, just hit the studio and see what happens. We went in with a bunch of songs and let it take its course. There are no rules, you just do whatever it takes. And there’s a telepathy there – we are those weird not-quite twins that finish each other’s sentences,’ shares Jim Reid.

The lead single from the album, “jamcod,” mixes dark electronics with an overwhelming guitar sound that can only be from William Reid. As a result, this feels like a true, fresh Mary Chain classic.

“jamcod” and “Glasgow Eyes” are not only part of a new chapter in The Jesus and Mary Chain’s story, but the songs also mark a return to their roots. From their “Psychocandy” debut to the classic “Just Like Honey,” the brothers have slowly evolved into the misfits who consistently produce quality music.

Tracklist “Glasgow Eyes”:

Venal Joy
American Born
Mediterranean X Film
Pure Poor
The Eagles and The Beatles
Silver Strings
Chemical Animal
Second of June
Girl 71
Hey Lou Reid

Tourdates The Jesus and Mary Chain:

March 22: Albert Hall, Manchester, ENG
March 23: Albert Hall, Manchester, ENG
March 25: Olympia, Dublin, IRE
March 26: Limelight 1, Belfast, NI
March 27: Usher Hall, Edinburgh, SCO
March 29: Roundhouse, London, ENG
March 30: Roundhouse, London, ENG
April 2: Amager Bio, Copenhagen, DNK
April 3: Pustervik, Gothenburg, SWE
April 5: Rockefeller, Oslo, NOR
April 6: Munich Brewery, Stockholm, SWE
April 7: Plan B, Malmo, SWE
April 9: Markthalle, Hamburg, DE
April 11: Huxleys, Berlin, DE
April 12: Live Music Hall, Cologne, DE
April 13: Elysée Montmartre, Paris, FRA
April 15: L’Usine, Geneva, CHE
April 16: Salzhaus, Winterthur, CHE
April 17: Alcatraz, Milan, ITA
April 19: Donaufestival, Krems, AUT
April 20: Halle O2, Heidelberg, DE
April 21: Roadburn Festival, Tilburg, NLD
April 23: Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, BEL
April 24: Paard, Den Haag, NLD
April 25: Den Atelier, Luxembourg
May 11: Cruel World Festival, Pasadena, CA, USA
May 25: Tomavistas Festival, Madrid, ESP
August 16: Green Man Festival, Bannau Brycheiniog National Park, Wales
August 17: Vodafone Paredes de Coura, Portugal

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