Neon Neon (Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip) will release new album Praxis Makes Perfect on 29th April (UK) and 30th April (US) 2013.
The the standard Cd version and Vinyl are available to pre-order via the lex site here – shop.lexrecords.com
Praxis Makes Perfect is inspired by the life and times of Giangiacomo Feltrinelli. Born in to one of Italy’s wealthiest families, Feltrinelli was a left-wing political activist and published some of the greatest literary works of the 20th century, including The Leopard and Doctor Zhivago. He died in highly suspicious circumstances in 1972.
Praxis Makes Perfect features Sabrina Salerno, Asia Argento, Cate Le Bon, Josh Klinghoffer and follows Neon Neon’s 2008, Mercury-shortlisted debut Stainless Style, a concept album based on the life of colourful motoring mogul John DeLorean.
Gruff Rhys and Boom Bip have also teamed up with playwright Tim Price, director Wils Wilson and National Theatre Wales to create unique Neon Neon live performances. An initial run of shows will take place at an undisclosed Cardiff location from 2nd to 5th May.Tickets are priced £15 and on sale here http://www.wmc.org.uk.
Neon Neon will also perform a Dj set at Camden’s Roundhouse on the 19th February. The event has sold out, but you can watch it live online via roundhouse.com
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