“Emigrate or Degenerate.”

The Damned have returned with the fantastic new single ‘Standing On The Edge Of Tomorrow’ off of their upcoming 11th studio LP Evil Spirits, their first new album in ten years, following 2008’s So, Who’s Paranoid?

The video sees singer Dave Vanian exchanging a coffin for a cryopod—crooning as humanity ventures out into the cosmos—leaving behind a dystopian world inspired by the electric dreams of Philip K. Dick.

The album Evil Spirits available for pre-ordered now, was produced by famed David Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti, and has a distinctly old school feel to it,reminiscent of the Black Album/Strawberries era of the band, which is appropriate given the return of bassist Paul Gray to the lineup, who performed on both those albums.

As reported by NME, guitarist and founding member Captain Sensible, spoke about recording the album in Brooklyn last year with Visconti:

“We deliberately recorded the album retro style – the same way our debut album was made, basically.

“There’s something wonderful about the seventies sounds; glam, rock and punk records, they all sound so great and Tony specialises in beautifully crafted old school production. He had us all playing live, bashing it out in the same room with a focus on getting the initial band version of each song as close as possible to the finished thing.”

Evil Spirits Tracklisting:

  1. Standing On The Edge Of Tomorrow
  2.  Devil In Disguise
  3. We’re So Nice
  4. Look Left
  5. Evil Spirits
  6. Shadow Evocation
  7. Sonar Deceit
  8. Procrastination
  9. Daily Liar
  10. I Don’t Care

The Damned UK Live Dates:


  • 26 – Newcastle, O2 Academy
  • 27 – Dundee, Caird Hall
  • 28 – Glasgow, O2 Academy
  • 30 – Leeds, O2 Academy Leeds
  • 31 – Manchester, Academy 1


  • 1 – Birmingham, O2 Academy
  • 3 – Leicester, O2 Academy
  • 4 – Nottingham, Rock City
  • 6 – Folkestone, Leas Cliff Hall
  • 7 – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
  • 9 – Cardiff, Great Hall
  • 10 – Bristol O2, Academy Bristol
  • 11 – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
  • 13 – Southampton, O2 Guildhall
  • 14 – Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
  • 16 – Koko, London
  • 17 – London, O2 Forum

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