A tour will accompany the album
Morrissey has unveiled details of his first studio album since 2014. Low In High-School will be released November 17th via his new label Etienne Records through BMG. The project will be released on CD, colored vinyl and limited edition cassette.
Low in High-School was recorded at La Fabrique Studios in France and in Rome at Ennio Morricone’s Forum Studios. The record is produced by Joe Chiccarelli, who has worked with Frank Zappa, The Strokes, Beck and The White Stripes, to name a few.
“There are not many artists around today that can compare to Morrissey,” states BMG EVP Korda Marshall. “He is an extraordinary talent. He is prodigious, literate, witty, elegant and above all, courageous. His lyrics, humour and melodies have influenced many generations. The music on this new landmark record will speak for itself and we are delighted to welcome him to BMG.”
More details will be revealed soon including tour dates. However, the pop star is set to play LA’s most iconic venue, The Hollywood Bowl, on Friday, November 10th where he will perform new material from the project.
Rising to prominence as frontman of The Smiths, Morrissey went on to forge an even more successful career as a solo artist, with all ten of his solo efforts landing in the Top 10 on the UK album charts, including three entries at the No. 1 position. Releasing his debut solo album Viva Hate in 1988, he has since released a number of critically acclaimed follow-ups including Kill Uncle and Your Arsenal, and the hugely successful comeback album You Are the Quarry after a five year hiatus in 2004.
In 2013, Morrissey published his record-breaking autobiography on Penguin Classics, immediately topping the best-seller list with literary reviewers hailing it a masterpiece in writing and prose.