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17th December
The Year In Review: Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

The Year In Review: Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

August 20th marked the release of Mature Themes, the latest album from West Coast natives Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti.

Before Today, released in 2012, was the band’s 4AD debut, offering the first sign that the intriguingly scatalogical music Ariel had been making for over a decade was finally ossifying into a coherent form. For many it seemed that Ariel had finally reached the wider audience his early recordings had hinted was possible. With Mature Themes, Haunted Graffiti have...

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24th August
Watch The New Video for 'Only In My Dreams'

Watch The New Video for 'Only In My Dreams'

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

With latest album Mature Themes released this week, Ariel Pink and his band Haunted Graffiti have today posted the video for 'Only In My Dreams' online.

Directed by Travis Peterson, it stars a pink-hued Ariel flexing his acting muscle on a pursuit to find love again after being spurned by a long-term girlfriend.

In a few weeks time, the band will start to tour the new record with a North American run throughout September and Europe in November.

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21st August
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti New Album Out Today

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti New Album Out Today

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Today sees the release of Mature Themes, the new album from West Coast natives Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti.

Before Today, released in 2012, was the band’s 4AD debut, offering the first sign that the intriguingly scatalogical music Ariel had been making for over a decade was finally ossifying into a coherent form. For many it seemed that Ariel had finally reached the wider audience his early recordings had hinted was possible. With Mature Themes, Haunted Graffiti have forged a record that raises the bar once again.

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9th July
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Reveal New Song 'Only In My Dreams' and Announce European Tour

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Reveal New Song 'Only In My Dreams' and Announce European Tour

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti have revealed a new - and original - song from forthcoming album, Mature Themes, out August 20th. The song, 'Only In My Dreams', was given its global debut on Los Angeles radio stalwart KCRW's Morning Becomes Electric show today, and a free MP3 can be downoaded here or listened to on the player below.

'Only In My Dreams' is the Los Angeles act's most dazzling and melodic pop song thus far, recalling the upbeatness of The Kinks and vocal harmonics of 10cc, and offering a very different side to the band that brought the world 'Round and Round', crowned Song of the Year by Pitchfork in 2010. The follows in the footsteps of 'Baby', originally recorded by Donnie and Joe Emerson in 1979.

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7th June
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Confirm New Album And Fall Tour, Hear 'Baby' Now

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Confirm New Album And Fall Tour, Hear 'Baby' Now

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti

Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti are to release their new album, Mature Themes, on August 20th / 21st (US), the band's second for 4AD and the official follow-up to 2010's breakthrough Before Today.

The first single from the album will be a cover of Donnie and Joe Emerson's 'Baby' and features guest vocals from Dam-Funk. The song will also be released on July 9th/10th as a limited edition one-sided 12". Dam-Funk will also open on several dates of their Fall tour (see full dates below). You can hear 'Baby' in the player below.

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4AD Session 003

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Ahead of their debut release for 4AD (worldwide from June 8), Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti appear in session with a number of tracks from the forthcoming Before Today alongside recordings of the likes of 'Flashback' and 'Spires in the Snow' (incarnations of the latter dating back as far as 1999).

Recorded at Studio Plateaux on the Thameside island Platts Eyot, the session showcases the band's...