Future Islands: “The Far Field”
LP / CD / Digital Out Now
“Robust… melodically rich and instantly warm” – The New York Times
“The whole thing nicely evokes a rainy Eighties afternoon awash in heartache and MTV”
– Rolling Stone
“The rare indie rock act that embraces emotionality—in themselves and their audience” – GQ
“To make warm, immediate pop music that sounds so out of the ordinary is a rare feat.” – Q
“A set of songs that seep, creep, and grow in strength.” – NME
“Future Islands have captured their humanity in all its sparkling, chaotic glory.” – DIY
“If passion is pain, then Future Islands represents that in a physical, emotional, and musical sense” – Esquire
“I suspect that [Future Islands] may be in the process of securing their place in the lineage of the Great American Rock Band.” – The Line of Best Fit (Album of the Week)
“Heavy stuff…this is a band with a very particular sound, one that no other band would try to imitate even if it could” – Stereogum (Album of the Week)
Record Collector **** | Q **** | MOJO **** | NME ****
DIY **** | Dork **** | The Skinny **** | NARC ****
“The Far Field”, the new record by Future Islands, is released worldwide today.
“The Far Field” refines and builds on the breakthroughs of Future Islands’ 2014 album Singles, bursting with undeniable hooks and disarmingly honest lyrics written by Samuel T. Herring (vocals, lyrics), William Cashion (bass, guitars) and Gerrit Welmers (keyboards, programming).
You can find all details on the record, and news of a special live-streamed hometown show tonight, here.
“The Far Field” is out now. It is available digitally, on 180gm white and standard black LP, CD, cassette formats and as a unique, first-of-it’s-kind miniature LP replica.
You can buy the album now via 4AD here.
You can buy via all digital platforms here.
You can stream the record on all platforms here.
You can watch the official video for lead single ‘Ran’ in the player below.