LUNA Reveal New Single

Today Luna share “Let Me Dream If I Want To” –  their take on an obscure  live track recorded by Mink DeVille at CBGB’s in 1976. The track appears on their upcoming full-length A Sentimental Education set to be released on September 22. Today the band also announce a November tour of North America that includes dates in Chicago, Toronto and New York City.  The dates are listed below.

Stream “Let Me Dream If I Want To”

In addition to A Sentimental Education (an album of covers), they also will release an EP of 6 new Luna instrumentals entitled A Place Of Greater Safety also on September 22 (Double Feature Records). The LP and EP mark the band’s first output since Luna’s last studio album Rendezvous, released 13 years ago. Both the LP and EP were co-produced by Jason Quever (Papercuts) and recorded at Palmetto Recording in downtown Los Angeles. On A Sentimental Education, Luna tackle songs by the Cure, Mink DeVille, Fleetwood Mac, Mercury Rev and others. The Luna lineup remains the same as it was when they last recorded: Dean Wareham, Sean Eden, Lee Wall, Britta Phillips.

Tour Dates 

November 1 Minneapolis Cedar
November 2 Chicago Park West
November 3 Milwaukee Turner
November 4 St Louis Off Broadway
November 5 Nashville Exit/In
November 7 Detroit Magic Stick
November 8 Toronto Great Hall
November 9 Cleveland Grog Shop
November 10 Louisville Headliners
November 11 Atlanta Terminal West
November 12 Carrboro Cat’s Cradle
November 14 Washington DC Black Cat
November 15 Pittsburgh the Warhol at Carnegie Lecture Hall
November 16 Philadelphia Union Transfer
November 18 Brooklyn Steel


A Sentimental Education Tracklist

1 Fire in Cairo (The Cure)

2 Gin (Willie Loco Alexander)

3 Friends (“Velvet Underground” – sorta, it was written after Lou Reed had left the band)

4 One Together (early Fleetwood Mac)

5 Most of the Time (Dylan)

6 Sweetness (YES)

7 Letter to Hermione (Bowie)

8 (Walking Thru’ the) Sleepy City (Jagger/Richards)

9 Let Me Dream if I Want to (Mink DeVille)

10 Car Wash Hair (Mercury Rev)

A Place Of Greater Safety Tracklist

1. GTX3

2. A Place of Greater Safety

3. Captain Pentagon

4. Around and Around

5. Ides of March of the Trolls

6. Spanish Odyssey

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