SAINT JUDE return with SIX, their fourth album and cosmic reincarnation.
In the three years since SAINT JUDE released their acclaimed Saint Jude III
(PBSfm and Beat Magazine album of the week), the band underwent a lineup change
that saw the new inclusions of long-time collaborator Steve Harris on synthesizer and
Sam Johnstone (Jimmy Tait) on drums.
This freshly-minted six-piece began weekly sessions to work on some new material
and it was immediately noticeable that things were different. Very different.
Gone are the sweet four-piece vocal harmonies. Gone are the country-soul allusions
and gone are the abundance of guest players (the previous album, Saint Jude III had
more than ten). In place of all of this is something primal, insular and unyielding.
With SIX, SAINT JUDE has dismantled the preceding three albums worth of
pretext in favour of exploring a heavier, more rhythmic approach. Not only do the first
three albums not feel like warm-ups for SIX, they don't even seem to occupy the
Here we find a band pushing itself far beyond the limits of its previous incarnation,
isolating itself from its milieu in order to explore its own understanding of rock and
Join SAINT JUDE on their revelation. Enjoy SIX.
SAINT JUDE will release SIX on Friday September 21st, 2018 on 180gm Vinyl
via label Cobra Snake Necktie Records. Proudly distributed by Rocket.