Antony And The Johnsons Announce Lincoln Center Orchestra Show

posted September 22, 2010

Antony And The Johnsons Announce Lincoln Center Orchestra Show

Antony and the Johnsons will play their only North American live show of 2010 at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall on Saturday, October 30. They will be performing with the Orchestra of St. Luke's, which will be conducted by Rob Moose. Chiaki Nagano's film "Mr. O's Book of the Dead" starring Kazuo Ohno will be featured during the performance. The performance kicks off Lincoln Center's White Light Fest.

Antony and the Johnsons will release their new album, "Swanlights," on October 12th in the US via Secretly Canadian. Abrams Image will simultaneously release a special edition of "Swanlights" which will include the CD inside a 144-page hard cover book containing Antony's paintings, collages, photography and writing. The album only version of "Swanlights" on Secretly Canadian will also include the song "Flétta," a duet with Björk. The album and book are a continuation of Antony's work exploring his connection to the natural world.

They also recently released the "Thank You for Your Love" EP and video. The five-track EP is also available on Secretly Canadian and includes Bob Dylan and John Lennon covers. The EP's artwork and the title track's video feature photographs and footage taken by Antony wheh he first arrived to NYC as a teenager in the early '90s.

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