Stephen O’Malley


Posted: Nov 23, 2005


JULIAN COPE "Dark Orgasm"

A second Cope album for '05, DARK ORGASM is a violent sequence of outcast broadsides levelled at the coming new 21st-century conservatism. Dressed in 8 songs of guitar-heavy hard rock split into two short CDs for maximum enjoyment, you can drain your brain to the seven shorter songs of Disc One, then feed your head with the 21-minute garage blitz of Disc Two's 'The Death & Resurrection Show'. The 16-page booklet of poetry and lyrics is all wrapped up in a delightful iron cross-inscribed box.

Feb 2006 tour dates:

Julian will be taking his band on the road in February to play songs from DARK ORGASM and CITIZEN CAIN'D, plus various songs from the albums of the past twenty years. He intends to play as many different songs as possible and vary the set considerably from night to night. The tour will also be the first opportunity for audiences to see his dynamic new drummer Mr. E., who has added considerable weight to the sound of DARK ORGASM, and the band intends to play for a minimum of two hours per night. Special effort is also being made to provide some spectacular 'tour only' merchandise, including at least one CD of unreleased new material.

13th Feb - Junction, CAMBRIDGE
B/O No: 01223 511 511

14th Feb - Zodiac, OXFORD
B/O No: 01865 420 042 /

15th Feb - Opera House, BOURNEMOUTH
B/O No: 0870 830 1414

16th Feb - Koko, LONDON
Ticket info line is 0870 4325527

18th Feb - Rescue Rooms, NOTTINGHAM
B/O No: 0115 958 8484

19th Feb - Wulfrun Hall, WOLVERHAMPTON
B/O No: 01902 552 121

20th Feb - Academy, BRISTOL
B/O No: 0117 29 9008

22nd Feb - Northumbria Uni, NEWCASTLE
B/O No: 0191 261 2606 / 0191 233 0444

23rd Feb - Metropolitan Uni, LEEDS
B/O No: 0113 244 4600

24th Feb - Academy 2, MANCHESTER
B/O No: 0161 275 2930

25th Feb - QMU, GLASGOW
B/O No: 0870 169 0100