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The Damned to release new album ‘Darkadelic’ in April

The Damned will release new album ‘Darkadelic’ on 28th April 2023 via earMUSIC it has been announced.

The set will be the band’s first since 2018’s ‘Evil Spirits’ and it arrives 46 years after their debut ‘Damned Damned Damned’. ‘Darkadelic’ finds the legendary band evolving and expanding upon their unique universe and features some of The Damned’s sharpest song writing and genre-bending performances.

The Damned - Darkadelic
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Alongside Dave Vanian, Captain Sensible, Paul Gray and Monty Oxymoron, William Granville-Taylor joins the band on drums.

Today, the band release the first single from ‘Darkadelic’, ‘The Invisible Man’, along with the video directed by Martin Gooch. You can watch the video at the top of this article.

‘Darkadelic’ will be released on CD Digipak, 1LP Black Vinyl(Gatefold, 180g), Ltd. 1LP Transparent Vinyl including ‘Darkadelic’ Slipmat (Gatefold, 180g) and digitally. Several exclusive items, such as signed art prints, t-shirts and tote bags will be available via the official shop.

After touring the US with Blondie in 2022, The Damned return to the road with a European and UK tour starting 3rd March in Paris. They just announced a second show in London at the Alexandra Palace Theatre on 21st April 21st, tickets on sale from today, Friday 3rd February at 10am.

The track listing for ‘Darkadelic’ is:

Side A:

The Invisible Man

Bad Weather Girl

You’re Gonna Realise

Beware Of The Clown

Western Promise

Wake The Dead

Side B:

Follow Me

Motorcycle Man

Girl I’ll Stop At Nothing

Leader Of The Gang

From Your Lips


The band will be on tour this year at the following dates:

Fri 31 March – Cardiff – Great Hall

Sat 01 April – Southend – Cliffs Pavilion

Sun 02 April – Oxford – O2 Academy

Tue 04 April – Nottingham – Rock City

Wed 05 April – Liverpool – O2 Academy

Fri 07 April – Newcastle – NX

Sat 08 April – Glasgow – O2 Academy

Mon 10 April – Leeds – O2 Academy

Tue 11 April – Manchester – Albert Hall

Thu 13 April – Birmingham – Town Hall

Fri 14 April – Bristol – O2 Academy

Sat 15 April – Norwich – The Nick Rayns

Mon 17 April – Brighton – Dome

Tue 18 April – Southampton – O2 Guildhall

Thu 20 April – London – Alexandra Palace Theatre

Fri 21 April – London – Alexandra Palace Theatre

Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip Ellwood-Hughes
Pip is the Editor of Entertainment Focus and the Managing Director of agency Piñata Media.

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