, the songwriter famous for his work in , is back a new solo album due out this September 20th called Sinematic. Available for preorder on CD, digital and 180-gram 2, a Deluxe coming soon, the 13-song self-produced collection is Robertson’s first new studio album since 2011’s introspective How To Become Clairvoyant.

For his new album, Robertson drew inspiration from his recent film score writing and recording for director Scorsese’s eagerly anticipated organized crime epic “The Irishman,” as well as the forthcoming feature documentary film, “Once Were Brothers: and ,” based on his 2016 Times bestselling memoir “Testimony.”

We reported briefly on the documentary scheduled to celebrate its world premiere on Thursday, September 5 as the Opening Night Gala Presentation for the 44th International Film .

A single called “I Hear You Paint Houses” is available for .

Drawn from Scorsese’s film and the book it’s based on, Charles Brandt’s “I Heard You Paint Houses” about confessed hit man Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, the song is a riveting duet with that features bright guitar and a blithe tone that belies its chilling lyrics.

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Check out the track here…

I Hear You Paint Houses

The band he recorded with this time around consisted of bassist ( Trio, ), drummer Chris (D’Angelo, ), and keyboardist Pradler, who also mixed the record. The band has backing vocals from Afie Jurvanen and Felicity Williams.

Robertson is joined on the album by special guest vocalists Van Morrison, , Citizen , J.S. Ondara, and Laura Satterfield; musicians Jim Keltner, , Frédéric Yonnet, and ; and producer Howie B who provides throbbing electronic textures to several tracks.


1. I Hear You Paint Houses
2. Once Were Brothers
3. Dead End Kid
4. Hardwired
5. Walk In Beauty Way
6. Let Love Reign
7. Shanghai Blues
8. Wandering Souls
9. Street Serenade
10. The Shadow
11. Beautiful Madness
12. Praying For Rain
13. Remembrance


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