Steven Wilson announces new album ‘The Future Bites’ & shares new song “Personal Shopper”

Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson is releasing a new solo album, The Future Bites, on June 12 via Caroline International. The new venture is co-produced with frequent Bat For Lashes collaborator David Kosten and Steven Wilson.

Listen below to the very first single “Personal Shopper”.

Every time I make a new album, it’s hugely important for me that it holds a unique place in my catalogue and won’t simply be more of the same. Moving into the third decade of the 21st century and my second decade as a touring solo artist, it felt like time to apply the same philosophy to the live experience. I want to challenge myself to create something that confronts my own notions (and hopefully the audience’s too) of how to present my music in a concert situation. This has become The Future Bites – a series of special events at larger venues, something on a grander and more immersive scale. I’m already hugely excited about them!” – says Steven Wilson.

The Future Bites tracklist and artwork:

01. Unself
02. Self
03. King Ghost
04. 12 Things I Forgot
05. Eminent Sleaze
06. Personal Shopper
07. Man Of The People
08. Follower
09. Anyone But Me


Steven Wilson plays two previously announced UK shows in the autumn at Nottingham Arena (Thursday 17th September) and London’s O2 (Saturday 19th September).

The Future Bites – September 2020:
Thu 17th – Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, UK
Sat 19th – The O2, London, UK
Mon 21st – Zenith Paris – La Villette, France
Wed 23rd – Mediolanum Forum, Milan, Italy
Fri 25th – König-Pilsener-ARENA, Oberhausen, Germany
Sat 26th – Sporthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Mon 28th – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Holland
Weds 30th – COS Torwar Warsaw, Poland

Photo credit: Andrew Hobbs // You can read our interview with Steven Wilson (2017) here
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