Morrisey announced a string of dates today with support from Interpol. The tour is in support of his new album of 60’s and 70’s covers entitled California Son, due out May 24th from Etienne/BMG.
The album features covers of songs recorded in collaboration with other artists. The first single “Wedding Bell Blues” is a cover of the 5th Dimension and features Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day) and Lydia Night (The Regrettes) on backing vocals. The album also features collaborations with Ed Droste (Grizzly Bear), Sameer Gadhia (Young the Giant), LP and Petra Haden.
Morrisey also recently announced a residency in New York City’s Lunt-Fontanne Theater from May 2nd to May 11th. The residency sold out within an hour of going on sale.
Tickets go on sale Friday 4/12 at 10AM. You can get your tickets here.
Pre-order your copy of California Son on vinyl here.
Listen to “Wedding Bell Blues” below: