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Sean Lennon + Les Claypool of Primus Detail Their Debut as the Claypool Lennon Delirium

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In January, Sean Lennon and Les Claypool of Primus announced a new collaborative project together called the Claypool Lennon Delirium and debuted their first song together “Cricket and the Genie.” Now, they have detailed their debut album and shared a second track.

The two artists will drop Monolith of Phobos on June 3, and you can pre-order it now over at the Chimera Music website. Ahead of that day, you can hear the psychedelic new single “Mr. Wright” in the video up above.

“Sean is a musical mutant after my own heart,” Claypool said in a press release. “He definitely reflects his genetics — not just the sensibilities of his dad but also the abstract perspective and unique approach of his mother. It makes for a glorious freak stew.”

Claypool added:

Usually I play the drums and percussion on my records but Sean has such a different feel than I do, it just made more sense for him to man the kit on most of the tunes on this project. I took the helm at my old vintage API console and let him bang away. He was happy as a piggy rolling in s— every time he grabbed the sticks…his drumming is like a cross between Ringo and Nick Mason. But I think folks will be most surprised by what a monster guitar player he is, especially when you prod him a bit.

Lennon noted the duo has come up with “a bundle of devilish tunes about monkeys, outer space and sexual deviancy.”

Lennon and Claypool will embark on U.S. tour this June, including an appearance at this year’s Bonnaroo. Check out the complete run of dates below. Their backing bad will include Beastie Boys collaborator Mark Ramos Nishita and Paul Baldi of the Fungi Band.

The Claypool Lennon Delirium Tour
June 4: Orlando, FL – The Beacham
June 5: Tampa, FL – The Ritz
June 7: Athens, GA – Georgia Theatre
June 9: Wilmington, NC – Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre
June 10: Asheville, NC – Orange Peel
June 11: Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo
June 12: St. Louis, MO – The Pageant
June 14: Kansas City, MO – Crossroads
June 15: Minneapolis, MN – Skyway Theatre
June 17: Garrettsville, OH – Nelson Ledges Quarry Park
June 18: Port Chester, NY – Capitol Theatre
July 21: Seattle, WA – The Showbox SoDo
July 22: Jacksonville, OR – Britt Pavilion
July 23: Portland, OR – Roseland Ballroom
July 25: Jackson Hole, WY – Pink Garter Theatre
July 26: Missoula, MT – Wilma Theatre
July 27: Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
July 29: Los Angeles, CA – Fonda Theatre
July 30: Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theatre
July 31: Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl
Aug. 2: Santa Ana, CA – The Observatory
Aug. 3: San Diego, CA – Observatory North Park
Aug. 4: San Luis Obispo, CA – Fremont Theatre
Aug. 5-7: Buena Vista, CO – Vertex Festival
Aug. 9: Iowa City, IA – Englert Theatre
Aug. 11: Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
Aug. 12: Columbus, OH – Express Live! Indoor Pavilion
Aug. 13: Scranton, PA – Peach Fest
Aug. 26: Boston, MA – HOB Boston
Aug. 27: New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall
Aug. 28: Portland, ME – State Theatre
Aug. 30: New York, NY – Irving Plaza
Aug. 31: Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore
Sept. 1: Washington, D.C. – 9:30 Club

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