Cigarettes After Sex
The music of Cigarettes After Sex invokes not only the powerful feelings of euphoria inherent in the band’s name itself, but somehow manages to recreate emotions found only in the most romantic of movies; immersive, achingly nostalgic, thoroughly transporting, and intensely visual. It’s these powerful and unique qualities which have enabled the love songs of Cigarettes After Sex to reverberate across countless countries, and excite the most devoted kind of following. After the phenomenal online break-out success of “Nothing’s Gonna Hurt You Baby” the singer, guitarist, and creator of Cigarettes After Sex, Greg Gonzalez, wanted to project his worldview onto a bigger screen, a broader canvas. Yet Gonzalez rejected conventional studio routes for his band, which includes Randy Miller on bass and Jacob Tomsky on drums. They recorded their self-titled debut album during a remarkably short, three-day stint at a modest pay-by-the-hour rehearsal space in Brooklyn & their upcoming second album, Cry, over the course of a week on the Spanish island of Mallorca. It’s this bottled intensity, and perfect cohesion between musical landscape and lyrics, which keeps listeners thoroughly enraptured, returning to the music again and again; the love songs of Cigarettes After Sex the indelible soundtrack.
Cigarettes After Sex Release Sophomore Album ‘Cry’
The second album from Cigarettes After …
‘Cry’ follows singles ‘Heavenly’ and ‘Falling In Love’, both of which landed in over 30 of Spotify’s international New Music Friday playlists, as well as recent sold out shows across the globe, including LA’s The Wiltern, NYC’s Webster Hall + Brooklyn Steel and London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Rave reviews are landing thick and fast, with The Independent awarding 4/5* whilst Clash Magazine applauded the LP, describing it as “minimal, delicate and simply humble in sound…”Listen here
Cigarettes After Sex Release ‘Falling In Love’
After announcing their sophomore album …
After announcing their sophomore album ‘Cry’ with the single ‘Heavenly’, Cigarettes After Sex have released their latest single ‘Falling In Love.’ Band leader Greg Gonzalez was hailed for his “melodic vocals” and revealed his process behind writing the hit, “I wrote the music before our relationship started. I wasn’t in love at all then, I was just writing about love and what it’d be like to be in love again. Two years later I actually fell in love again, and that’s what it took to finish the song.”
You can listen to the single below.Listen here
Cigarettes After Sex Announce New Album ‘Cry’
The illustrious Cigarettes After Sex …
The illustrious Cigarettes After Sex have announced their highly anticipated sophomore album, ‘Cry’. Landing October 25 on Partisan Records, the announce coincides with the release of a new single ‘Heavenly’, which was featured as Annie Mac’s ‘Hottest Record In The World‘ on BBC Radio 1.
You can pre-order the album here and listen to ‘Heavenly’ below.Listen here
Blue Raincoat Music At The AIM Awards
Congratulations are in order for …
Congratulations are in order for Let’s Eat Grandma, Cigarettes After Sex & Phoebe Bridgers who have been nominated for a total of 7 awards across 4 categories in this years AIM Independent Music Awards.
Let’s Eat Grandma’s ‘I’m All Ears’ is a contender for both Best Sophomore Release & Independent Album Of The Year. Their lead single ‘Falling Into Me’ is also up for Independent Track Of The Year.
Cigarettes After Sex and Phoebe Bridgers are both nominated for International Breakthrough Act Of The Year. Phoebe’s debut ‘Strangers In The Alps’ joins Let’s Eat Grandma in the nominations for Independent Album Of The Year and her track “Motion Sickness” from the album is also nominated for Independent Track Of The Year.
Cigarettes After Sex Release ‘Crush’
Cigarettes After Sex return with …
Cigarettes After Sex return with new single, ‘Crush’, the first new music from the band since the release of their eponymous debut LP last year. The single has seen great endorsement from Spotify having been added to New Music Friday playlists in over 15 countries. Cigs continue to tour and will be supporting Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds on select North American dates this October. Listen to ‘Crush’ below.Listen here