LISTEN: Stream Laibach's New Album
, February 25th, 2014 07:11
Play Spectre in full below, ahead of its release next week
As we've previously reported, Laibach are returning with their first studio album in almost eight years. Spectre sees the group directing their gaze both inwards, "call[ing] into question all the rigid and cemented interpretations (and prejudices) about itself", and outwards, confronting the turbulent political and social realities of 2014. Say the group: "Laibach, who has always given a controversial impression – or an impression of controversy – especially in terms of its political orientation, is now very clearly taking a position on the political spectrum and probably irreversibly abolishing its own (to some extent quite comfortable) political 'freedom' and neutrality".
While we'll have a Baker's Dozen with the group in the coming weeks, today we're hugely excited to host a full stream of the record, which you can listen to above. Get hold of the album at Mute after it's released on Monday, March 3, and head to the group's website to get tickets for their tour, which begins in Luzern in Switzerland on March 6 and stops by Village Underground in London on March 12.