Violent Femmes Announce First Album In Over 15 Years

(BH) Violent Femmes have announced their first new album in more than 15 years. The new album, entitled We Can Do Anything, is set to be released on March 4th and the band also plans to launch a full-scale North American headline tour in support of the effort. We were sent the following details:

We Can Do Anything was produced by Jeff Hamilton - a longtime member of the Horns of Dilemma (Violent Femmes'multi-instrumentalist backing musicians) and was mixed by the John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Kurt Vile, Dinosaur, Jr.).

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Gordon Gano, bassist Brian Ritchie, and drummer Brian Viglione recorded We Can Do Anything in studios in Brooklyn, Nashville, Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Denver, while on tour during the summer of 2015.

The album's cover image was drawn by Barenaked Ladies' Kevin Hearn, who also contributed accordion, guitar, keyboards, and backing vocals on several recordings. Rounding out the live touring band and members of The Horns of Dilemma are John Sparrow and Blaise Garza who has been playing with the band since he was 14 years old.

1. Memory
2. I Could Be Anything
3. Issues
4. Holy Ghost
5. What You Really Mean
6. Foothills
7. Traveling Solves Everything
8. Big Car
9. Untrue Love
10. I'm Not Done

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