earMUSIC and Cinéola, Matt Johnson’s London-based label, have introduced the discharge of The The’s brand-new single $1 ONE VOTE! coming 24 February 2023.
You possibly can pre-order it right here.
The discharge follows the earlier restricted vinyl singles We Can’t Cease What’s Coming and I WANT TO 2 B U in addition to The The’s 2021 #1 reside launch The Comeback Particular.
The strictly restricted 7” vinyl single contains two songs and incorporates a beforehand unseen paintings by Matt’s late brother, Andy Canine.
The title monitor options contributions from The The stalwarts, Eric Schermerhorn on guitar, Earl Harvin on drums, Barrie Cadogan and Gillian Glover on backing vocals. Recorded by Bruce Lampcov and Mark Allaway and combined by Mark Allaway at Studio Cinéola.
“It’s a tune that has been percolating – in numerous variations – for numerous years”, says Matt about $1 ONE VOTE! “For some motive I used to be at all times having bother discovering the precise phrases to complete it off. However the nascent dystopia of the final couple of years has definitely opened eyes, sharpened minds and clarified ideas.”
The B-side incorporates a tune followers are already acquainted with. Though MRS MAC was initially launched as a download-only single on The The’s web site again in 2007 it has by no means – till now – had a bodily launch.
All devices are performed by Matt Johnson himself and the tune was recorded and combined by Bruce Lampcov.
“It was written about my first day in school, in Stratford, East London again within the Sixties”, Matt explains. “Mrs Mac was a sinister dinner girl / enforcer who terrorised the kids into consuming over-boiled slop that may make them heave in horror.”
- $1 ONE VOTE!
- MRS. MAC
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