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Album Review: Ezra Furman – Transangelic Exodus

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So, if you’re going into this, you need to prepare yourselves. You need to brace yourselves for the rawness, the thunder, the desperation, the tenderness, the rage, the love, the abyss, the hope. Don’t expect to be comfortable when you listen to this. Furman gives us one break – the remarkable lovesong ‘I wanna be …

Never one to rest upon his laurels, Ezra Furman is back with a new album – Twelve Nudes, out via Bella Union on August 30th, barely 18 months since his critically acclaimed Transangelic Exodus dropped. From the new record, Ezra has released a video for single ‘Calm Down’, and announced a whole raft of live …

As a rallying cry for a generation of music fans with a notoriously short attention span, ”Suck the Blood From my Wound” is an attention grabbing opener. Transangelic Exodus has the unenviable task of maintaining the attention of fans that Ezra Furman gained with 2015’s Perpetual Motion People, and with a solid opener and an …

We’ve already delved into Ezra Furman’s live videos, which were recorded over the course of a day at SPACE in Evanston in Illinois. He’s just released another one, a version of Driving down to L.A., performed for the first time in front of an attentive and exclusive audience, and taken from his forthcoming album Transangelic …

His new album ‘Transangelic Exodus’ is still a month away from its 9th February release on Bella Union, and already Ezra Furman has released a couple of singles from it in the shape of ‘Driving Down To L.A.’ and ‘Love You So Bad’. Add to that a third now with ‘Suck the blood from my …

It was the eighties that made androgyny so popular. Huge stars like Prince, Boy George and Adam Ant showed that it was just as cool for a man to rock lipstick and eyeliner as it was the girls. That flamboyancy has gone hand in hand with the music world ever since. Ezra Furman arrived on …

Following on from the release of his brilliant album Perpetual Motion People, Ezra Furman has released a new video for the single Body Was Made, about which Furman says “Body Was Made is a protest song against the people and forces that would make me ashamed of my body, my gender and my sexuality. Its …

He’s mixed up, Ezra Furman. His third album, and first for Bella Union, Perpetual Motion People mixes up genres as it sweeps through indie, rock and roll, blues, folk, musical theatre (well, almost) and a host of other things, and he shoots from the heart about his battles with mental illness, love and the lack …

Ahead of his first album for Bella Union, singer songwriter Ezra Furman has released a new video for the track ‘Restless Year’. Its his first since the well received Day of the Dog, which showed Furman could mix up elements of doo wop, skiffle and garage into something that sounded decidedly modern. Restless Year follows …