Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s Efrim Menuck Releasing Solo Album

    Godspeed You! Black Emperor frontman Efrim Menuck has been a busy man lately. He’s finally resumed playing with Godspeed, who have just announced another show in London at the I’ll Be Your Mirror event with Portishead. Now comes further news about Menuck’s activities: OneThirtyBPM is reporting that he is readying a solo project under his full name, Efrim Manuel Menuck. The first fruits of his labors will be a record titled Plays “High Gospel”, which will be released on Constellation on May 24. You can check out a couple of clips of the somber project below, which is followed by the full track listing for the record.

    EFRIM MANUEL MENUCK – Plays “High Gospel” [preview] by Constellation Records


    Plays “High Gospel” track list:


    01. Our Lady of Parc Extension and Her Munificent Sorrows

    02. A 12-Pt. Program for Keep on Keepin’ on

    03. August Four, Year-of-Our-Lord Blues

    04. Heavy Calls & Hospital Blues

    05. Heaven’s Engine Is a Dusty Ol’ Bellows

    06. Kaddish for Chesnutt

    07. Chickadees’ Roar Pt. 2

    08. I Am No Longer a Motherless Child