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The Lemon Twigs - 'Go To School'
The Lemon Twigs : 'Go To School'
10th July 2018

The Lemon Twigs have announced details of their most ambitious project to date: their second album, Go To School , which will be released 24th August.  A musical conceived by brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario, the 15-track opus was written, recorded, produced and mixed by the pair at their home in Long Island.

Go To School tells the heartbreaking coming-of-age story of Shane, a pure of heart chimpanzee raised as a human boy as he comes to terms with the obstacles of life.  Todd Rundgren and the D’Addario’s mother Susan Hall play Shane’s parents.  The album features contributions from Jody Stephens (Big Star) and their father Ronnie D’Addario.

This autumn, The Lemon Twigs will join Arctic Monkeys on their UK and European tour as well as two nights at the Hollywood Bowl in LA.  A full list of tour dates is below including underplays at NYC’s Baby’s All Right, LA’s Masonic Lodge and London’s The Lexington; more to be announced soon.

Fans can get exclusive access to special record release shows in London, New York and Los Angeles by pre-ordering the album on 2xLP, 2xLP + Limited 7”, or CD from the band’s website. Pre-order before July 17th for your chance to buy tickets: http://thelemontwigs.com

You can pre-order the album from all other platforms, including the 4AD Store, here.

Today, The Lemon Twigs reveal 'If You Give Enough', the soaring album closer.  In lines like “Your life’s only good as love, if you give enough,” the moral of the fable is revealed: give a lot of love without expecting it in return and you won’t be corrupted by the hate around you.

Of the forthcoming album, Brian and Michael hint, “Something now, then, big, small, bleak, and hopeful.  All in under an hour.

You can listen to the new track here: http://smarturl.it/IfYouGiveEnough

The Lemon Twigs emerged in 2016 with their debut LP Do Hollywood, which was praised by Rolling Stone for “toting hooky songs that stand out for their intricate arrangements and delectable melodies” and NPR Music who mused, “Like listening to music from a time that never was…a baroque rock romp."  The band quickly earned fans in Elton John, Questlove, and Jack Antonoff among many others, the latter of whom said, “Prediction: The Lemon Twigs will usher in a new phase of rock.”

The Lemon Twigs - Go To School

1. Never In My Arms, Always In My Heart
2. The Student Becomes The Teacher
3. Rock Dreams
4. The Lesson
5. Small Victories
6. Wonderin’ Ways
7. The Bully
8. Lonely
9. Queen Of My School
10. Never Know
11. Born Wrong/Heart Song
12. The Fire
13. Home of a Heart (The Woods)
14. This Is My Tree
15. If You Give Enough

8th - Øya Festival, Oslo, Norway
9th - Way Out West Festival, Gothenberg, Sweden
11th - Haldern Pop Festival, Rees, Germany
14th - The Lexington, London, UK
15th - The Lexington, London, UK
17th - Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, UK
18th - Lowlands Festival, Biddinghuizen, The Netherlands
19th - La Route Du Rock, Saint-Malo, France
23rd - Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn NY, US

6th - Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK*
7th - Manchester Arena, Manchester, UK*
9th - O2 Arena, London, UK*
10th - O2 Arena, London, UK*
12th - O2 Arena, London, UK*
13th - O2 Arena, London, UK*
15th - Birmingham Arena, Birmingham, UK*
16th - Birmingham Arena, Birmingham, UK*
18th - FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, UK*
19th - FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, UK*
21st - FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, UK*
22nd - FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield, UK*
24th - 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland*
25th - 3Arena, Dublin, Ireland*
27th - Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK*
28th - Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, UK*

15th - The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever, Los Angeles CA, US
16th - Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles CA, US*
17th - Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles CA, US*

18th - Corona Capital, Mexico City, Mexico

* w/ Arctic Monkeys