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LISTEN/WATCH: New Edwyn Collins Album
Laurie Tuffrey , December 14th, 2012 06:45

Exclusive premiere of track from Understated and LP teaser video; tour dates below

Photograph courtesy of Hedi Slimane

Edwyn Collins has announced that he will be releasing a new studio album next year.

Understated will be out on March 25 via his own record label AED, and we've got a first play of a cut from the LP - have a listen to 'Too Bad' below:

Understated will be his eighth studio album, following up 2010's Losing Sleep, and was produced with long-term collaborator Seb Lewsley. Have a watch of a video - shot by Edward Lovelace and James Hall, who recently produced the documentary about Collins In Your Voice, In Your Heart - of Collins recording in his West Heath studio in London with Lewsley and James Walbourne, collaborator and labelmate:

Edwyn Collins - a glimpse of UNDERSTATED from AED Records on Vimeo.

Following the release of the album, Collins will be setting out on an 11-date tour in support of the record:

Fri 12 - Brudenell Social Club, London
Sat 13 - Arts Centre, Pocklington
Sun 14 - The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
Mon 15 - Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
Wed 17 - Pavilion, Strathpeffer
Thu 18 - ABC, Glasgow
Sat 20 - Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
Sun 21 - Glee Club, Birmingham
Mon 22 - The Junction, Cambridge
Wed 24 - Union Chapel, London
Thu 25 - St George's Church, Brighton