The Lemon Twigs announce new album

The Lemon Twigs announce new full-length 4AD release 'Go to School'

The Lemon Twigs have announced details of their new album Go To School. the full-length will be released on August 24 via 4AD. A musical conceived by brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario, the 15-track LP 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 their real life mother Susan Hall play Shane’s parents. The album features contributions from Jody Stephens (Big Star) and their father Ronnie D’Addario.

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.”

This fall, The Lemon Twigs will join Arctic Monkeys on their UK and European tour as well as two nights at the Hollywood Bowl in LA. Full list of tour dates 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:

Go To School
A Musical by The Lemon Twigs

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

August 8 – OSLO, NO – Øya Festival
August 9 – GOTHENBURG, SE – Way Out West Festival
August 11 – REES, DE – Haldern Pop Festival
August 14 – LONDON, UK – The Lexington
August 15 – LONDON, UK – The Lexington
August 17 – BRECON BEACONS, UK – Green Man Festival
August 18 – BIDDINGHUIZEN, NL – Lowlands Festival
August 19 – SAINT-MALO, FR – La Route Du Rock
August 23 – NEW YORK, NY – Baby’s All Right
September 6, 7 – MANCHESTER, UK – Manchester Arena*
September 9, 10, 12, 13 – LONDON, UK – O2 Arena*
September 15, 16 – BIRMINGHAM, UK – Birmingham Arena*
September 18, 19, 21, 22 – SHEFFIELD, UK – FlyDSA Arena*
September 24, 25 – DUBLIN, IE – 3Arena*
September 27, 28 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, UK – Metro Radio Arena*
October 15 – LOS ANGELES, CA – The Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever
October 16, 17 – LOS ANGELES, CA – Hollywood Bowl*
November 18 – MEXICO CITY, MX – Corona Capital
* w/ Arctic Monkeys