Titus Andronicus Return with 'A Productive Cough' LP

Titus Andronicus Return with 'A Productive Cough' LP

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Titus Andronicus Return with 'A Productive Cough' LP

Titus Andronicus have announced the release their next studio album. Titled A Productive Cough, the LP will arrive on March 2 through Merge.
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The seven-song effort seems to focus heavily on New York-centric themes with titles like “Number One (In New York),” “Above the Bodega (Local Business)” and “Mass Transit Madness (Goin’ Loco’).” See the full tracklisting below.
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“Titus Andronicus records have always had their fair share ballads,” frontman Patrick Stickles said in a statement about the new record. “But they were always buried. Now, they are the cornerstones.”
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The aforementioned “Number One (In New York)” serves as the album’s lead single and first sampling the band’s ballad-forward sound. Hear the eight-minute piano-driven cut and watch its accompanying video down below.
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A Productive Cough is currently available for pre-order in a variety formats, including a limited-edition pressing on marbled blue/grey vinyl with a black 7-inch version the nine-minute “(I’m) Like a Rolling Stone” split across both sides. Find full pre-order details here.
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The upcoming LP marks the ficial follow-up to the New Jersey band’s 2015 sprawling epic The Most Lamentable Tragedy, though they also released a live album dubbed email protected] Rock: Five Nights at the Opera in 2016.
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Titus Andronicus will be embarking on a new string acoustic live shows following the record’s release, featuring Stickles and pianist Alex Molini. See those dates listed below, as well.
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A Productive Cough:
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1. Number One (In New York)
2. Real Talk
3. Above the Bodega (Local Business)
4. Crass Tattoo
5. (I’m) Like a Rolling Stone
6. Home Alone
7. Mass Transit Madness (Goin’ Loco)
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Tour dates:
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03/07 Kingston, NY – BSP Kingston
03/08 Boston, MA – The Sinclair
03/09 Providence, RI – AS220
03/10 Burlington, VT – Arts Riot
03/11 Montreal, QC – Bar Le Ritz
03/13 Toronto, ON – Great Hall
03/14 Detroit, MI – El Club
03/15 Chicago, IL – Subterranean
03/16 Madison, WI – The Frequency
03/17 St. Paul, MN – Turf Club
03/18 Omaha, NE – Slowdown
03/19 Denver, CO – Globe Hall
03/20 Salt Lake City, UT – Urban Lounge
03/22 Boise, ID – Treefort Festival
03/23 Seattle, WA – Crocodile
03/24 Portland, OR – Mississippi Studios
03/27 Sonoma, CA – Gundlach Bundschu Winery
03/28 San Francisco, CA – The Chapel
03/29 Santa Cruz, CA – Crepe Place
03/31 Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater
04/02 San Diego, CA – Soda Bar
04/03 Phoenix, AZ – Valley Bar
04/06 Ft. Worth, TX – Ridglea Room
04/07 Austin, TX – Barracuda
04/08 Houston, TX – White Oak Music Hall
04/10 Birmingham, AL – Saturn
04/11 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
04/12 Durham, NC – The Pinhook
04/13 Washington, DC – Rock and Roll Hotel
04/14 Philadelphia, PA – UArts Black Box
04/15 Brooklyn, NY – Murmrr Ballroom
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