Experimentalist rocker, Dirty Projectors, have announced they are releasing a new album. The self-titled project, which is due February 24th, has been teased the past few months through new releases and videos.
David Longstreth the lead vocalist and guitarist of the group announced the news via the bands Twitter account also linking fans to the latest single, ‘Up In Hudson’ from the album.
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Also released from the self titled album are tracks ‘Little Bubble’, accompanied by a Planet Earth-esq video of an isolated Longstreth sitting in rainforests and deserts landscapes, and the unique sounding ‘Keep Your Name’- featuring Longstreth reflections on his and his former bandmate and wife, Amber Coffman’s, relationship.
The new album release comes amongst rumours that guitarist and singer, Amber Coffman has left the band, with representatives confirming the album features only Longstreth and collaborators.
In October, Coffman announced her solo album ‘City Of No Reply’ and released the single ‘All to Myself’. Since the bands 2012 release, ‘Swing Lo Magellen’ Coffman has collaborated with Major Lazer, Snoop Lion and J. Cole.
Since 2012, Longstreth has also been prolific in the pop scene, co-writing the Rhianna, Kanye and Paul McCartney hit ‘FourFiveseconds’.
This will be the Dirty Projectors’ eighth album and first release since 2012’s ‘Swing Lo Magellan’.
‘Dirty Projectors’ is out February 24th, via Domino Records.