Antony and the Johnsons are releasing the video for â€œThank You For Your Loveâ€ today. The video is comprised of Super 8 footage that Antony shot when he first arrived to New York City as a teenager in the early 1990’s. The video premiered today on Pitchfork and can also be seen here.
The song is the title-track of Antonyâ€™s forthcoming EP that is being released in the UK and Europe by Rough Trade on August 23rd and on August 24th in North America by Secretly Canadian. It is also the lead single from Antonyâ€™s next album â€œSwanlightsâ€ due out October 11 in the UK and Europe and October 12 in North America. The album is now available for pre-order including bundles consisting of the full length CD and EP, vinyl LP and EP, and book with CD and EP. Those who purchase the bundles will instantly receive an advance download of the EP. The pre-order is up at www.swanlights.com.
On October 12, Abrams Image will simultaneously release a special edition of â€œSwanlightsâ€ which will include the CD inside a 144-page hard cover book containing Antonyâ€™s paintings, collages, photography and writing. The album only version of â€œSwanlightsâ€ will also include the song â€œFlÃ©ttaâ€, a duet with BjÃ¶rk. The album and book are a continuation of Antonyâ€™s work exploring his connection to the natural world.