Marina has announced the release of her eagerly anticipated new album. ‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land’ is available now via Neon Gold/Atlantic Records at all DSPs and streaming services; a variety of physical releases – including vinyl pre-orders, CDs, limited edition Fly Trap Clear Green, Marina Metallic Blue, and Ancient Dreams Gold cassettes, and a very special Marinazine CD package – are available exclusively via the official Marina website.

‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land’ includes the brand new single, ‘Venus Fly Trap’, available now on all digital platforms. “Whatever you give life/you will get back”, sings Marina on the self-assured track, accompanied by a mesmerizing new official video which sees her surveying multiple eras of video vixens, streaming now via YouTube.

MARINA – Venus Fly Trap (Official Music Video)


Marina has also unveiled plans for the ‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land Tour’, set to arrive in the UK on May 17, 2022 at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange and then travel through the month (see itinerary below). Dates include Manchester on May 20 and London on May 22. Fan presales begin Monday, June 14 at 10am (local). The remaining tickets will be released to the general public on Friday, June 18 at 10am (local). For complete details and ticket and VIP availability, please visit ­­­

‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land’ marks Marina’s fifth studio album and first full-length release since 2019’s ‘Love + Fear’. The self-penned new album – which sees Marina co-producing five tracks alongside songwriter/producer James Flanigan (Dua Lipa, Carly Rae Jepsen, Hayley Kiyoko) and Grammy Award-nominated producer/multi-instrumentalist Jennifer Decilveo (Andra Day, Bat For Lashes, Hinds) – includes recently released tracks such as ‘Man’s World’, ‘Purge The Poison’, and ‘Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land’, all available now via DSPs and streaming services.


Tour dates

MAY 2022
17 – Edinburgh, United Kingdom – Corn Exchange
20 – Manchester, United Kingdom – O2 Apollo
21 – Leeds, United Kingdom – Refectory
22 – London, United Kingdom – O2 Brixton Academy
25 – Dublin, Ireland – Olympia

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