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Perry Farrell Announces First Solo Album In 18 Years, 'Kind Heaven'
GRAMMY-nominated frontman Perry Farrell, most popularly known for leading '90s rock gatekeepers Jane's Addiction, has shared the first single from his first solo album in 18 years.
Kind Heaven will be out June 7 and is the follow-up to Song Yet To Be Sung, released in 2001. The first single, "Pirate Punk Politician," is "a protest song about the rise of autocratic strong men around the world," Farrell tweeted On Tuesday. The hard rock sound is complemented by lyrics calling out politicians.
"Ask me any simple question/ I'm an information contradiction, go/ Ask me any simple question/ I'll bash you with my fiction diction," Farrell sings. "Pirate, punk, politician/ I got you in a bad position/ Pirate, punk, politician/ I don't need nobody's permission."
At the time of the tweet, the singer said the video for the single was being shot and due to the nature of the song, the video would include "my dancer friends and I did some free forming, and some choreography (which seems daunting but it’s really fun)."
Outside of making music, Farrell, who is the founder of the Lollapalooza festival, took the time to highlight the diversity of the festival's lineup this year, which includes Ariana Grande, The Strokes, J Balvin and more: "Trying to imagine partying with all these people.. It is going to be Quite interesting wouldn’t you agree? Let me say that diversity thrives "@Lollapalooza and diversity is the spice of life that gives one the appetite to bite (how tasteless life would be w/ only 1 tribe)?Thx god!"