Wand frontman Cory Hanson announces his second solo LP, Pale Horse Rider

Check out the video for new single 'Paper Fog', a lucid slice of desert delirium amidst undulating sand dunes, co-directed by Hanson himself.
Posted: 1 December 2020 Words: Tom Curtis-Horsfall

After formulating Wand's most potent album yet in Laughing Matter last year, frontman, band leader, and long-time Ty Segall collaborator Cory Hanson has established himself as one of psychedelic music's foremost virtuosos. 

Aside from his exploits with Wand, Hanson still finds time for his own personal projects announcing his second full-length solo album Pale Horse Rider, out on March 12th via Drag City. It'll be Hanson's first output under his own name since 2016's The Unborn Capitalist From Limbo.

Lead single 'Paper Fog', part-introspective Americana, part kaleidoscopic ballad, sees Hanson's fragile vocal centre-stage amidst tender lap steel and swirling guitar lines. 

The accompanying music video is less tripping the light fandango and more baffling fever dream as Hanson, dressed as Santa, eventually tears his entire skin off and clambers across the undulating sand dunes. Baffling indeed. Check out the video, co-directed by Hanson and his brother below:

To hear more from Cory Hanson, click here

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