New Jersey native Luke Elliot is due to release his forthcoming full-length album ‘Let ‘Em All Talk’ on May 19th via Icons Creating Evil Art. The Pre-order link is HERE .
Today he releases the Johan Lundsten-directed video for the dark and twisted single “William Tell” Watch it HERE. Elliot says about the song ” I was always fascinated with William S. Burroughs. This song is about him killing his wife by placing a glass of whiskey on her head, trying to re-enact the myth of William Tell. Burroughs was hiding out in Mexico, facing drug charges. After her death, he went back to the States and his career really began with Junkie.”
Elliot has confirmed European dates for May and June, including 2 UK dates – London’s The Harrison (**change of venue) on June 15th and Kent’s Black Deer Festival on June 16th.
Full tour dates are:
Wednesday 24th Oslo, Norway – Parkeatret
Thursday 25th Stockholm, Sweden – Kagelsbanan
Friday 26th Gothenburg, Sweden – Pustervik
Saturday 27th Malmo, Sweden – Babel
Tuesday 13th Paris, France – Supersonic
Wednesday 14th Rotterdam, Netherlands – V11
Thursday 15th London, UK – The Harrison ****CHANGE OF VENUE
Friday 16th Kent, UK – Black Deer Festival
Saturday 17th Hamburg, Germany – Notchtwache
Musically, an eclectic mix of influences pumps through Elliot’s veins that range from John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Dylan to The Cramps, Gun Club, and Mink DeVille, to films by spaghetti western inventor, as well as Badlands, Pulp Fiction, Natural Born Killers. His interest in film didn’t finish with music, it’s also taken him to the big screen. It turned out the multitalented Elliot has acting skills as well. He performed his song “All On Board” in the Norwegian TV series hit “Exit”, Norway’s most streamed series ever, and he played against Carrie-Anne Moss from The Matrix in the crime series “Wisting”.