Shabazz Palaces shares “Forerunner Foray”

Shabazz Palaces shares their video for "Forerunner Foray" The “not-the-video” features visuals by collaborator Christian Petersen of I Want You Magazine.

Immerse yourself in Shabazz Palaces’ “Forerunner Foray,” a psychedelic and auditory delight from the group’s forthcoming album, Lese Majesty, featuring guest vocals from AfroCatx3 of thee illustrious THEEsatisfaction. The “not-the-video” stream also features visuals from returning collaborator Christian Petersen of I Want You Magazine.

Shabazz Palaces previously announced 2014 tour schedule in support of Lese Majesty begins with a two-night stand July 28th & 29th in Oakland, CA at The New Parish and runs through October 26th in Helsinki, FL at Supermassive Festival.  There will be additional live dates announced shortly. You can find a current list of tour dates below.

Shabazz Palaces’ Lese Majesty, is the follow up to Black Up, will be available on CD/2xLP/DL on July 28th in Europe and July 29th in North America via Sub Pop. The 7-suite, 18- track album features the highlights “They Come in Gold,” “#CAKE,” “Forerunner Foray,” “Motion Sickness” and “Ishmael.”

Shabazz Palaces
Lese Majesty

Suite 1: “The Phasing Shift”:

1. “Dawn in Luxor”
2. “Forerunner Foray”
3. “They Come in Gold”


Suite 2: “Touch & Agree”:

4. “Solemn Swears”
5. “Harem Aria”
6. “Noetic Noiromantics”


7. “The Ballad of Lt. Maj. Winnings”


Suite 3: “Palace War Council Meeting”:

8. “Soundview”
9. “Ishmael”
10. “…down 155th in the MCM Snorkel”


Suite 4: “Pleasure Milieu”:

11. “Divine of Form”
12. “#CAKE”


Suite 5: “Federal Bureau Boys”:

13. “Colluding Oligarchs”
14. “Suspicion of a Shape”


Suite 6: “High Climb to the Gallows”

15. “Mind Glitch Keytar Theme”
16. “Motion Sickness”


Suite 7: “Murkings on the Oxblood Starway”:

17. “New Black Wave”
18. “Sonic Myth Map for the Trip Back”

Tour Dates:
Jul. 28 – Oakland, CA – The New Parish
Jul. 29 – Oakland, CA –  The New Parish
Jul. 30 – Los Angeles, CA – The Roxy
Aug. 21 – Washington, DC – Black Cat*
Aug. 22 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer*
Aug. 23 – Brooklyn, NY – AFROPUNK @ Commodore Barry Park*
Oct. 22-26 – Helsinki, FI – Supermassive Festival
* w/ clipping.


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