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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].
NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) Citizen Cope, aka producer/songwriter Clarence Greenwood, is dropping his first album in seven years next month. Greenwood has been busy raising a child, writing music and maintaining touring but Heroin And Helicopters will be his first full-on return with new music.
It's been a minute -- nearly 3.7 million of them, actually -- since we've had a new album from Citizen Cope. That wait ends with the March 1 release of Heroin and Helicopters, singer-songwriter Clarence Greenwood's sixth studio effort, whose track "The River" is premiering exclusively below.
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.