Patrick Wolf is looking rather Ziggy Stardust in the photo above isn't he?! Armed with his ukulele and legions of fans, Patrick is set to release his first single from "The Bachelor" called "Vulture" on April 20th.
Patrick had this to say about the new single:
"The lyrics are a product of a state of exhaustion and negativity that I found myself in half way through the long international tours of 2007. I finished writing the song over a beat that Alec had produced and sent to me from Berlin to Los Angeles, where I was staying in out of town motel waiting to hit prime time TV with a performance on the Jimmy Kimmel show. It was during this week of waiting that I ended up getting involved in some dodgy satanic sex games and exploring the many dark sides of Los Angeles. As a writer I try to throw myself into situations I feel uncomfortable with in order to learn about different aspects of human beings and cultures. I became obsessed with vultures and desert creatures after long drives in the Arizona desert and very soon the summer forest fires came to town via the Santa Ana winds. After a week of exhaustion, hedonism and self destructive tendencies I was begging to see England, innocence and for a vulture to come down and take all the dead parts off my body so I could feel alive and brand new again."
"Vulture" will be released on digital and 7". The digital bundle will contain "The Tinderbox" and the Tobias Doppelganger mix of "Vulture" – Tre exciting.
Promo copies of the album are expected to hit reviewers very soon and I can't wait to listen to it. Early reports from those "in the know" have said it's "a very different, eclectic record – not what you'd expect" and well, that sounds kinda exciting.