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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Murder Of The Universe ( 12" VINYL LP)

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1.A New World
2.Altered Beast I
3.Alter Me I
4.Altered Beast II
5.Alter Me II
6.Altered Beast III
7.Alter Me III
8.Altered Beast IV
9.Life / Death
10.Some Context
11.The Reticent Raconteur
12.Lightning
13.The Balrog
14.The Floating Fire
15.The Acrid Corpse
16.Welcome To An Altered Universe
17.Digital Black
18.Han-Tyumi, The Confused Cyborg
19.Soy - Protein Munt Machine
20.Vomit Coffin
21.Murder Of The Universe

A concept album to end all concepts, Murder Of The Universe is the new collection by head-bending psychedelicists King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard. ‘Murder Of The Universe’ is a face-melting musical assault concerned with the downfall of man, the death of the planet, the murder of the whole universe.

“We’re living in dystopian times that are pretty scary and it’s hard not to reflect that in our music,” says front man Stu Mackenzie. “It’s almost unavoidable. Some scientists predict that the downfall of humanity is just as likely to come at the hands of Artificial Intelligence, as it is war or viruses or climate change. But these are fascinating times too. Human beings are visual creatures - vision is our primary instinct, and this is very much a visual, descriptive, bleak record. While the tone is definitely Apocalyptic, it is not necessarily purely a mirror of the current state of humanity. It’s about new non-linear narratives.”

Lit by thunderclaps and lightning, ‘Murder Of The Universe’ inhabits a sonic landscape of death, decay, ossification, fossilisation, rebirth. It is a place occupied by wandering shape-shifting beasts, bleeding skies, pools of blood, great fires and mushroom clouds; a planet rent asunder by conflict. It may take years for its true importance to be appreciated.

LP formats include lavish booklet and digital download code.

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