Thanks to Rita and FUV for making Heroin and Helicopters the FUV's New Dig for this week!
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On March 1, Citizen Cope will release his first album in seven years, Heroin and Helicopters, via his own RainWater Recordings label and Thirty Tigers. The title was inspired by a few words from from Carlos Santana. Cope, whose given name is Clarence Greenwood, recalls, “I was at The Fillmore when Carlos was thinking of using ‘Sideways’ for his next album [2002’s Shaman].
Typically for Song of the Day we like to shine the spotlight on the little guy, but this one was too good to pass up! D.C.’s Clarence Greenwood, AKA Citizen Cope is back with his first new material in six years.
Citizen Cope, a.k.a. singer-songwriter Clarence Greenwood, will release his first album in seven years, Heroin and Helicopters, on March 1, 2019, via his own RainWater Recordings label and Thirty Tigers.
Cope has also shared the first single from the effort, which follows up 2012’s One Lovely Day. Listen to “Justice” below. “I have never really experienced what Justice is,” Cope says in a press release. “Our definition is more like revenge or payback, but I have seen love create miracles and overcome hate.”
Citizen Cope has announced an extensive, rare full-band US tour in support of his first album in seven years, ‘Heroin And Helicopters,’ out March 1st on Rainwater Recordings/Thirty Tigers. The tour will include a special performance at NYC’s Beacon Theater; a show at the Novo in Los Angeles, where Cope now lives; a return to his hometown venue DC’s, 9:30 Club; and more.
Today, Citizen Cope announces his first album in seven years Heroin and Helicopters, set for release on March 1st, 2019 via RainWater Recordings, and in partnership with Thirty Tigers. Heroin and Helicopters is comprised of 11 new, original songs all written and produced by Cope, also known as Clarence Greenwood.