Monday, January 21, 2013

Adam Ant to release new album Jan. 22

After his recent, sold-out tours in the USA and UK, Grammy-nommer and pop icon Adam Ant is releasing his first (autobiographical) album in 17 years on January 22, “Adam Ant is The Blueblack Hussar in Marrying The Gunner’s Daughter”, and will be touring North America later this year.

Here’s the official video for “Cool Zombie”, his debut track with an American southern drawl (You’ve never heard Adam sound like this):

“Cool Zombie” backstory:  Most people don’t know that Adam lived in the tiny town of Dayton, Tennessee almost by accident.  Adam and his girlfriend were en route to Las Vegas, but made a detour, bought a house, married and started a family instead. 

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·         He’s sold over 40,000,000 albums.

·         He’s  crowned music charts worldwide with massive hits including “Goody Two Shoes”, “Stand and Deliver”, “Wonderful” and “Room at the Top” (Globally, he once had eight singles in the Top 40 in one week).

·         He recently joined The Foo Fighters, Pearl Jam, Florence and the Machine and others at the sold-out, 50,000-person Music Midtown festival in Atlanta.

·         He was once voted Sexiest Man Alive by MTV viewers and is one of the most well-known faces of the 80s.

·         Did you know … The Sex Pistols played their first-ever show opening for Adam’s pre-Ant college band called Bazooka Joe and Michael Jackson took his fashion inspiration for his signature military jackets directly from Adam.

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