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Cass McCombs Shares ‘Laughter Is The Best Medicine’ Video, On Tour Throughout November

written by Mark Doyle October 24, 2016

Cass McCombs shares ‘Laughter is the Best Medicine’ video

Cass McCombs Band play London’s Scala 7 November 2016

‘Mangy Love’ out nor via ANTI-

Watch the ‘Laughter Is The Best Medicine’ video:

“One of the most compelling singer-songwriters of the past decade”
Uncut

“McCombs has yet to make a bad record, but Mangy Love is up there with his very best. Stunning”
4/5 Q

“This is another classic McCombs album”
4/5 NME

Having recently released his eighth studio album Mangy Love to critical acclaim, Cass McCombs has shared a video for ‘Laughter Is The Best Medicine’, ahead of his upcoming London date at Scala on 7 November.

The video – directed by Andrew Costigan – comes towards the end of a brilliant year for McCombs that has seen Mangy Love go on to be one of the most defining and lauded records of his career so far.

McCombs – accompanied by a full band – will tour North America and Europe from November, including the aforementioned London date. Joining Cass McCombs Band are friends & related acts from the underground: Delicate Steve, Be Gulls, Meg Baird, Big Search, Jack Name, Hush Arbors and more. Mangy Love is out now via ANTI-.

On tour:

1 Nov – Point Ephemere, Paris (FR)
2 Nov – Rotondes (Klub), Luxembourg (LU)
3 Nov – Misty Fest, S. Jorge (PT)
4 Nov – Kantine am Berghain, Berlin (DE)
5 Nov – Crossing Border Festival, The Hague (NL)
7 Nov – Scala, London (UK)

Praise for Mangy Love

“Lyrically as kaleidoscopic as mid-‘60s Dylan, and packed with fascinating references”
9/10 Uncut

“One of those rare albums that reveals a little more with every play”
4/5 The Observer

“This is music of rare guile and originality”
4.5/5 The Sun

“His most succinct and affecting work since the near-perfect Wit’s End”
4/5 MOJO

“McCombs sounds ready to make his commercial breakthrough”
4/5 Evening Standard

“Prepare to be smitten”
4/5 Metro

“Mangy Love is [his] most wide-ranging and direct album yet”
9/10 Future Music

“Mangy Love is a terrific, bizarre album made up of familiar parts rearranged into something new”
8/10 The Line of Best Fit

“Long live Cass McCombs”
8/10 Drowned in Sound

“Cass McCombs is one of our greatest modern day songwriters”
8/10 God Is In The TV

“You don’t often hear such accomplished playing and ambition”
4/5 Dork

“Mangy Love stands toe-to-toe with his best releases”
London in Stereo

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