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PORCUPINE TREE shares first new song in almost 12 years

Announces new album ‘Closure/Continuation’ and tour

Picture by Alex Lake


PORCUPINE TREE has returned with its first new music in almost 12 years.  The first song, An epic, eight-minute-long reintroduction to PORCUPINE TREE‘s truly singular sound, “Harridan” is joined by an official lyric video. 

Watch “Harridan” below.

Steven Wilson: “’Harridan’ and a few of the other new songs have been in play since shortly after the release of The Incident. They initially lived on a hard drive in a slowly growing computer file marked ‘PT2012’, later renamed ‘PT2015’, ‘PT2018’, and so on. There were times when we even forgot they were there, and times when they nagged us to finish them to see where they would take us. Listening to the finished pieces, it was clear that this wasn’t like any of our work outside of the band – the combined DNA of the people behind the music meant these tracks were forming what was undeniably, unmistakably, obviously a Porcupine Tree record. You’ll hear all of that DNA flowing right through ‘Harridan’.

CLOSURE/CONTINUATION FORMATSOver a decade in the making, Closure/Continuation is due for release on Music For Nations/Sony on 24th June 2022. It will be available as a seven track album on standard CD/double vinyl/coloured vinyl or limited cassette. The deluxe LP version comes on audiophile approved crystal clear vinyl  as a 3xLP 45rpm boxset with two bonus tracks; the deluxe CD & Bluray boxset comes with three bonus tracks, instrumental versions, and high resolution 96/24 stereo, 5.1 and Dolby Atmos versions of the album, all housed in an exclusive art book.

– Standard CD– Limited Audiophile deluxe CD in 12” slipcase box (standard CD, second disc with 3 extra tracks and instrumentals, Blu-ray disc with 5.1/Dolby Atmos and HD audio PLUS exclusive album art book)– Standard LP (2 x black 12”)– Coloured Vinyl (Coloured vinyl (2 x white 12”)White) [Bricks and Mortar Exclusive]– Coloured Vinyl (Black and White Swirl) [Spotify “Fan First” Exclusive]– Coloured Vinyl) (2 x transparent blue 12”) [D2C Exclusive]– Limited Audiophile deluxe LP in 12” slipcase box (9 track album cut at 45rpm on 3 x clear 12”)[D2C Exclusive]– Cassette (White) [D2C Exclusive]– Digital download and streaming platforms


PORCUPINE TREE European tour 2022:

Oct. 21 – Berlin, DE – Max Schmelinghalle
Oct. 23 – Vienna, AU – Gasometer
Oct. 24 – Milan, IT – Forum
Oct. 27 – Stockholm, SW – Globe
Oct. 28 – Copenhagen, DK – Falkoner Theatre
Oct. 30 – Katowice, PO – Spodek Hall
Nov. 02 – Paris, FR – Le Zenith
Nov. 04 – Stuttgart, DE – Porsche Arena
Nov. 06 – Oberhausen, DE – KP Arena
Nov. 07 – Amsterdam, NL – Ziggodome (click for pre-sale)
Nov. 09 – Zurich, CH – Halle 622
Nov. 11 – London, UK – SSE Arena, Wembley

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