Saturday, July 11, 2009
PORCUPINE TREE - THE INCIDENT
Written and recorded between September-May, "The Incident" is the tenth studio album by . Released worldwide by Roadrunner on 14th September (one week earlier than previously announced in order to coincide with the first tour dates), the album is a 2 disc set, the first disc containing the 55 minute title track / song cycle, and the second CD featuring 4 shorter pieces. There will be 3 editions of the album; a standard 2 CD set, a deluxe edition (contents to be confirmed), and a double vinyl version.
The album cover, as photographed by lasse hoile, can be viewed here:
The band will be posting a medley of extracts from The Incident on its myspace page -- http://www.myspace.com/porcupinetree - on Monday, 13th July. The medley will also be posted on Roadrunner UK's website the same day at 4PM UK time at http://www.roadrunnerrecords.co.uk/.
The band's Autumn tour is now completely confirmed. For a full list of dates/venues, please go to http://www.porcupinetree.com/tour.cfm. Support acts for the European tour have also been announced: http://www.porcupinetree.com/news.cfm#1678