Spring Tour

The Claypool Lennon Delirium will embark on a three week tour starting April 10, 2019 in support of their upcoming record, "South Of Reality', available Feb 22, 2019. The tour will start off April 10th in Toronto, CN and finish up in Detroit, MI on April 27th.
Tickets and VIP packages and tickets are available NOW.


South of Reality
Available Now

“Ideas always come quick for us, and I think that’s why we like working together. But playing with Les is like knowing you’re gonna be playing tennis with Rafael Nadal – it makes you wanna brush up on a few things before you get on the court.” See what Sean and Les had to say about the new record South of Reality and hear the first song from the record, Blood and Rockets.

Rolling Stone » BUY South of Reality »  Stream »

"Blood and Rockets"

Official Releases

South of Reality


Lime and Limpid Green


Monolith of Phobos


Blood & Rockets

"Bubbles Burst" Music Video

Video Credits

"Breath of a Salesman" Live

"Satori" Music Video

The Claypool Lennon Delirium
Two Worlds

Two worlds have collided, and what glorious and odd worlds they are. After a successful summer tour, pairing Primus with Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, the two bandleaders, Les Claypool and Sean Lennon, have decided to combine their abstract talents into a project called The Claypool Lennon Delirium. Their efforts thus far have spawned the upcoming, full-length release called “Monolith of Phobos.”

“Sean is a musical mutant after my own heart,” said Claypool. “He definitely reflects his genetics--not just the sensibilities of his dad but also the abstract perspective and unique approach of his mother. It makes for a glorious freak stew.” After some impromptu, backstage jams and an epic live sit-in on Primus’s psychedelic opus, “Southbound Pachyderm,” Claypool approached Lennon about doing a recording project. “I was trying to wrangle up an Oysterhead reunion since Primus was taking a rest for 2016 but the planets just wouldn’t align for that,” said Claypool. “I don’t like sitting around, so when Sean said he didn’t have plans for this next year, we started kicking around the notion of making an old-school, psychedelic/prog record. Next thing I know, he’s staying in my guesthouse, drinking my vino and banging on my drums.”

Lennon responded, “I told Les that I was Neil Diamond’s nephew. I think that is what really sold him on the idea of working with me.”

Over the course of six weeks or so, the two wrote and recorded a total of ten songs with both of them sharing various vocal and instrumental responsibilities, going beyond their core instruments of bass and guitar. Claypool explained, “Usually I play the drums and percussion on my records but Sean has such a different feel than I do, it just made more sense for him to man the kit on most of the tunes on this project. I took the helm at my old vintage API console and let him bang away. He was happy as a piggy rolling in shit every time he grabbed the sticks…his drumming is like a cross between Ringo and Nick Mason. But I think folks will be most surprised by what a monster guitar player he is, especially when you prod him a bit.”

“Monolith of Phobos” is just how the title implies--an old-school approach to a psychedelic space rock record.

Lennon added, “It’s been an honor and a challenge playing with someone of Les’ caliber, but luckily the Gods of Pinot Noir shone favorably down and granted us a bundle of devilish tunes about monkeys, outer space and sexual deviancy.”

The Claypool Lennon Delirium “Monolith of Phobos” record is slated for a spring release and the band will be touring through the summer.

Rolling Stone »
Pitchfork »

Have a Listen

Amethyst Realm
From the album: South of Reality

Easily Charmed by Fools
From the album: South of Reality

Cricket and the Genie
From the album: Monolith of Phobos

Mr Wright
From the album: Monolith of Phobos








Apr 19, 2019 Asheville, NC Orange Peel Uni SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Apr 20, 2019 Nashville, TN Marathon Music Works Uni SOLD OUT Tickets
Apr 21, 2019 Atlanta, GA Sweetwater 420 Festival Festival Tickets
Apr 23, 2019 St. Louis, MO Delmar Hall Uni SOLD OUT Tickets
Apr 25, 2019 Minneapolis, MN Varsity Theater Uni VIP Package Tickets
Apr 26, 2019 Chicago, IL Thalia Hall Uni SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Apr 27, 2019 Detroit, MI Majestic Theatre Uni SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Apr 29, 2019 Bloomington, IL The Castle Theatre Uni VIP Package Tickets
Apr 30, 2019 Covington, KY Madison Theater Uni VIP Package Tickets
May 2, 2019 New Orleans, LA Civic Theater Uni VIP Package Tickets
June 21, 2019 Salt Lake City, UT Eccles Theater w/ Jim James VIP Package Tickets
June 22, 2019 Bonner, MT Kettle House Amphitheater w/ Jim James VIP Package Tickets
June 24, 2019 Seattle, WA The Showbox w/ Jim James VIP Package SOLD OUT
June 25, 2019 Vancouver, BC The Commodore Ballroom w/ Jim James VIP Package Tickets
June 27, 2019 Portland, OR Oregon Zoo Amphitheater w/ Jim James VIP Package Tickets
June 29, 2019 Bend, OR Midtown Ballroom - VIP Package Tickets
June 30, 2019 Sacramento, CA Ace of Spades - VIP Package Tickets
July 2, 2019 Anaheim, CA House of Blues w/ Jim James VIP Package Tickets
July 3, 2019 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern w/ Jim James VIP Package Tickets
July 5, 2019 Paso Robles, CA Vina Robles Amphitheatre w/ Jim James VIP Package Tickets

Follow the Delirium social profiles

Press Contact
ATO records

E: talia@atorecords.com
P: 212-422-4280

Red Light
Brad Sands

E: brad.sands@redlightmanagement.com
P: 323-432-3201

Manage This
David Newgarden

E: david@chimeramusic.com
P: 212-229-3800