Denver, Colorado quartet PLANES MISTAKEN FOR STARS has completed work on its new album, entitled "Mercy". "Mercy" will see an October 3, 2006 release via Abacus Recordings.
The critically acclaimed band, known for their exhilarating live performances and dynamic hard rock sound that combines both fervent aggression and heartfelt melody, recorded "Mercy" at Seattle's Red Room Recording Studios with producer extraordinaire Matt Bayles (ISIS, PEARL JAM, MASTODON). The follow-up to 2004's "Up In Them Guts" contains eleven songs executed in PLANES MISTAKEN FOR STARS incomparable style, the album documenting the fast-rising band at the top of their game musically, while the aching, captivating vocals of frontman/guitarist Gared O'Donnell soar overhead. In addition, the album features stunning, beautiful cover artwork from Chris Taylor (DARKEST HOUR, PIG DESTROYER).
"Mercy" track listing:
01. One Fucked Pony
02. Crooked Mile
03. Widow: A Love Song
04. Keep Your Teeth
05. To Spit a Sparrow
06. Never Felt Prettier
07. Killed by Killers who Kill Each Other
08. Little Death
09. Church Date
A sneak preview of what "Mercy" holds in store is available now as the song "Crooked Mile" has been posted online at the PLANES MISTAKEN FOR STARS MySpace page at this location.
PLANES MISTAKEN FOR STARS, who have toured relentlessly with such diverse acts as THE ATARIS, HIGH ON FIRE, THURSDAY, CONVERGE, CURSIVE and THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, will embark on a European headlining tour beginning July 25 at the Barfly in London, U.K. The much-traveled band is expected to announce a plethora of North American live dates in support of "Mercy" shortly.