Frank Black Sheds Tears For New Album
Modern rock mainstay Frank Black and his band the Catholics are set to release their sixth album together Sept. 8 on spinART Records. Titled "Show Me Your Tears," it will be Black's ninth since the deModern rock mainstay Frank Black and his band the Catholics are set to release their sixth album together Sept. 8 on spinART Records. Titled "Show Me Your Tears," it will be Black's ninth since the demise of his former band, the Pixies. The set's 13 songs reportedly lean toward dark subject matter.
In addition to longtime Catholics rhythm section Scott Boutier (bass) and David McCaffrey (drums) and guitarists Rich Gilbert and Dave Philips, the new album will find Black collaborating with former Pixies guitarist Joey Santiago as well as famed composer Van Dyke Parks.
"Show Me Your Tears" will be the follow-up to "Black Letter Days" and "Devil's Workshop," a pair of albums Black and the Catholics released on the same day in September 2002. The albums debuted at No. 40 and No. 47, respectively, on Billboard's Top Independent Albums chart and have sold a combined 28,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Here is the "Show Me Your Tears" track list:
"This Old Heartache"
"My Favorite Kiss"
"New House of the Pope"
"When Will Happiness Find Me Again?"
"Everything Is New"