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LISTEN: Stream Githead's New Album
Laurie Tuffrey , December 2nd, 2014 16:49

Play Waiting For A Sign, out next week, in full below

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Next week, Githead will be releasing Waiting For A Sign, their first new album in five years. It's the product of the post-punk supergroup - Wire's Colin Newman, Malka Spigel, Robin Rimbaud, aka Scanner, and Max Franken of Minimal Compact - reconvening, at Wales' celebrated Rockfield Studios, for the first time after 2009's Landing, and starting afresh. "How the material turned out is at least in part because there was no plan as regards the actual music," says Newman, who's putting it out through his swim~ label. "The time in the studio was simply the frame; there was no discussion at all as to what kind of thing we'd be playing."

They've recently put out the video for opener, 'Not Coming Down', which you can watch below, but first they've given us a full play of the album - listen above.

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