Cold Crows Dead will release their debut album ‘I Fear A New World’ through Raygun Records on 2nd December. A collaborative project from Murray Macleod, the charismatic frontman of The Xcerts, and gifted producer/songwriter Paul Steel (Mika, Empire of the Sun, Pnau, Saint Raymond), the album also features lyrics by poet/songwriter Stephen John Kalinich, famous for his work with The Beach Boys and on Dennis Wilson’s classic ‘Pacific Ocean Blue’. Backed by the rest of The Xcerts, the band will embark on a UK tour in December.

Inspired by the melancholic psychedelia of Sparklehorse, former housemates Murray and Paul began writing music together a few years ago. A short time later Mark Linkous, leader of Sparklehorse, committed suicide and what began as one song evolved into an eleven-track album.

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