The record is 8 songs sequenced specifically for vinyl. Songs 1 to 7 form some sort of loose narrative so says the press, with track 8 acting as an epilogue.
The first share song is the title track. It will be released as a 7-inch singled backed with a cover of the Talking Heads “Love → Building on Fire.”
Their third albums follows 2012’s Celebration Rock and ’09’s Post-Nothing.
Talking to Pitchfork, Brian King talks about the song writing.
“In some ways, we’re approaching this like it’s our very first record. We’re removing all the self-imposed rules that led to the songs and the sound of our whole career up until now. When you do that, you can try anything.”
1 Near To The Wild Heart Of Life (4:57)
2 North East South West (4:21)
3 True Love And A Free Life Of Free Will (4:26)
4 I’m Sorry (For Not Finding You Sooner) (2:28)
5 Arc Of Bar (7:25)
6 Midnight To Morning (4:44)
7 No Known Drink Or Drug (3:11)
8 In A Body Like A Grave (5:22)
“I used to be good, but now I’m bad.”