Johnny Marr announces solo double album


Johnny Marr has announced a double album titled ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’.

The former Smiths rocker’s fourth solo studio effort – the sequel to 2018’s “Call The Comet” – has 16 tracks and encompasses the “vocabulary of sound” that Johnny has developed over the years since the legendary band split. of rock in 1987.

Released on February 25, 2022, the LP is divided into four chapters and is intended to be listened to in order.

The 57-year-old musician said: “There is a set of influences and a very broad sound that I have developed – really since I came out of The Smiths until now, and I hear it in this album. . There are so many strands of music. We didn’t do it consciously, but I think I have a sonic vocabulary. And I’m very happy that I was able to use it. “

On the themes that run through the hopeful collection written during the lockdown, he added, “It’s an inspired record, and I couldn’t wait to get in and record every day.

“But I had to go inward.”

In addition to announcing the double album, Johnny announced the live concert “Live At The Crazy Face Factory”.

Airing worldwide on November 10 and available on demand until November 14, the “No Time To Die” guitarist is giving his fans the chance to see inside his bespoke Crazy Face Factory studio where ” Fever Dreams Pts 1-4 ”was born. .

Along with a career spanning live performance with a full band, Johnny will also give fans a taste of his creative process and songwriting journey.

Fans who pre-order the album from its official store will be able to access exclusive, live pre-sale tickets at a special price before the general sale opens at 9 a.m. BST on October 20.

The first quarter of the album, the EP ‘Fever Dreams Pt 1’ was released digitally and in a very limited edition on 12 inch silver vinyl on October 15, and includes ‘Spirit Power and Soul’ and three other tracks, ‘Receiver’ , ‘All These Days’ and ‘Ariel’.

The tracklist for ‘Fever Dreams Pts 1-4’ is:

1. “Power of mind and soul”

2. ‘Receiver’

3. “All these days”

4. “Ariel”

5. “Lightning people”

6. “The Hidden Girl”

7. “The sensory street”

8. “Accommodation time”

9. “The speed of love”

10. “Night and day”

11. “Clock counter world”

12. ‘Rubicon’

13. ‘Gift of God’

14. “Ghost”

15. “The whirlwind”

16. ‘Human’


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