After Bauhaus, one of the leading goth and post-punk rock groups, announced at the start of the year what would be their first US tour in 16 years, the Northampton-born quartet debuted through their Spotify platform. Drink the new wineHis new single.
The song breaks silence for more than 14 years since the release of his fifth album, stay away white (2008), and in order to work on it in the context of a pandemic lockdown, each member composed a section of singles without knowing what their peers had made. However, there was only one rule between them: each clip should last no more than a minute.
Continuing on this experimental path inspired by the technique known as “The Magnificent Corpse”, which was used by the Surrealist movement in 1925 and which was based on different words being randomly written on paper by a group of members to come up with a new creation, the title of the single alludes specifically to one of the first phrases Created using this technique by Paul Éluard, André Bretón and Tristan Tzara.
In this way, the sentence le cadavre exquis boira le vin Nouveau, whose translation would be something like “A wonderful corpse will drink new wine,” inspired the title of his new song.
Finally, it is worth noting that the band, made up of Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins and David J, have maintained their original line-up since the 1980s, and their second album is Mask (1981)His most famous work.