Gossip rediscovers its madness

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Beth Ditto is back with her band Gossip. Discover “Crazy Again”, the first extract from their next studio album, scheduled for 2024.

After a lightning reformation in 2019, during a tour, gossip is back with a new single called “Crazy Again”. Discover his clip, directed by Ssion, via the player below:

“This song is about being truly in love and the feeling of security that comes with it,” explains singer Beth Ditto. “Crazy Again” goes hand in hand with the announcement of Real Powernext studio album from gossip. If it marks the return to the studio of the American trio after 12 years without releasing a record, it also includes the return of star producer Rick Rubin, who was also at the helm on Music For Men, a 2009 album which notably includes the classic “Heavy Cross”. See you on March 22, 2024 for its release.

The last concerts of Beth Ditto, Nathan “Brace Paine” Howdeshell (guitar) and Hannah Blilie (drums) in France date back to 2019, during the reformation tour. gossip has not yet announced any concert dates.

Although the group has not released anything since 2012, Beth Ditto has nevertheless launched a solo career. An album, Fake Sugar, was released in 2017. On this occasion, she spoke with the editorial staff and notably returned to the separation of gossip : “I found myself in Los Angeles working with songwriters on the band’s new songs… but nothing was coming out that fit our spirit. I realized that making a Gossip album without Nathan was not possible at all. He too understood that this could no longer work. »

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