Mark E Smith is Jesus (and has a new LP coming out)

The Fall‘s Mark E Smith is set to appear in the third series of Johnny Vegas’ dodgy sitcom Ideal.

The show is about Manc’ drug dealer called Moz  and in the forthcoming series, has Mark E Smith taking on the role of Jesus.

Smith’s Jesus plots to get Moz killed as a punishment for his druggy existence and will air on BBC 3 in March.

Also, The Fall have a new album out in February (date TBC) called Reformation Post. The 12 track album will be the follow up 2005’s ‘Fall Heads Roll’.

The cover of the album, whose exact release date has yet to be announced, will be shot by Bob Gruen, who has worked with David Bowie, The Sex Pistols and The Clash. Read over for full track listing.

The tracklisting for Reformation Post is:

‘Over! Over!’


‘Fall Sound’

‘White Line Fever’

‘Insult Song’

‘My Door Is Always Open’

‘Coach And Horses’

‘The Wright Stuff’


‘Das Bootuboat’

‘Tim Song’

‘Systematic Abuse’



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