FAN DEATH SIGN TO LAST GANG RECORDS, ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN RELEASE OF EP AND ALBUM DEBUT EP A COIN FOR THE WELL OUT FEBRUARY 23rd FULL-LENGTH ALBUM WOMB OF DREAMS COMING MAY 2010
The multifaceted Vancouver, BC-based group Fan Death have announced the signing to Last Gang Records for the release of their debut EP A Coin For The Well, out February 23rd. Beginning as a project between vocalist Dandilion Wind Opaine and Marta Jaciubek-McKeever in addition to their own solo musical endeavors, Dandi joined with frequent collaborator Szam Findlay to produce Fan Death in 2007. An elegiac revision of classic electronic pop, Fan Death recall the darkest elements of early OMD, Depeche Mode, and Human League combined with Cerrone worthy symphonic arrangements to create contemporary anthems of morose celebration.
Fan Death – Reunited – Official Music Video
Launching 2008 with their single “Veronica’s Veil” on Erol Alkan’s Phantasy label, Fan Death’s visual presence gained international attention in part due to the iconic realizations of their music. Two videos from the upcoming EP have been released to date, the ethereal “Reunited” directed by Dandilion herself and “Cannibal” [mp3]. Fan Death are currently at work finishing their full-length Womb Of Dreams, slated for an May 2010 release.
Fan Death – Cannibal – Official Music Video
“They make disco sound dangerous.” – THE FADER
About Last Gang:
Last Gang Entertainment is a Toronto-based recording, management and publishing company founded in 2003. In addition to discovering Metric, Death From Above 1979, MSTRKRFT and Crystal Castles, the label has combined successfully with Chromeo, The New Pornographers, Boys Noize and Tiga on varied licensing deals. The distributed labels division boasts deals with Turbo Recordings, Tremendous Records, and Nelly Furtado’s label, Nelstar Music.