Antony and The Johnsons are back with a new live LP out today via Rough Trade/Secretly Canadian. Include in the release is a new studio single and video for title track "Cut the World." The somewhat violent video, with a shocking ending, was directed by NABIL and stars Willem Dafoe (Spider-Man trilogy), Carice van Houten ("Game of Thrones"), and Marina Abramović.
"Cut the World" was originally written for the opera The Life and Death of Marina Abramović and will screen on August 11 at the Southbank Centre in London, as part of the Meltdown Festival curated by Antony Hegarty. It will proceed a screening of the film "Turning", a collaboration between Antony and video artist Charles Atlas.