John Cale Details New Album, ‘POPtical Illusion’

The follow-up to last year's 'MERCY' LP is led by new single 'How We See The Light'

John Cale has shared details of his second album in just over a year, titled POPtical Illusion.

The follow-up to MERCY, released last January, spans 13 tracks and eschews the collaboration-heavy approach of its predecessor. The album makes use of synths, samples, pianos and organs through its various cuts. It was produced by Cale and his longtime artistic partner Nita Scott at the former’s Los Angeles studio.

POPtical Illusion is preceded by lead cut ‘How We See The Light’, which appears at the record’s midpoint. You can watch a video for the song above.

Double Six / Domino will release POPtical Illusion on June 14, 2024.

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