Little Dragon Announce Long Awaited New Album ‘Season High’

Little Dragon Announce Long Awaited New Album ‘Season High’

ANNOUNCE BRAND NEW ALBUM
‘SEASON HIGH’
RELEASED APRIL 14 VIA BECAUSE MUSIC
+ UK FESTIVAL DATES

Grammy-nominated Little Dragon have announced their long-awaited new album ‘Season High’, out April 14th on CD & digitally via Because Music. In addition, standard vinyl & limited edition white vinyl (only available from independent record stores) will be available May 19th.
This is the first new music from the band since their acclaimed 2014 album ‘Nabuma Rubberband’. Having previously shared a first taste of the new material in the form of ‘High’, today the band have shared another track from ‘Season High’; ‘Sweet’, a saccharine-induced dance floor number framed by lead singer Yukimi’s lush vocals, can be viewed here.

Discussing the process behind recording ‘Season High’, Yukimi muses,
“We have grown through the years but the making of this album has been a struggle. As much as our band is based on a deep friendship, we are four strong wills who find it really frustrating to compromise. We have gotten better atthat though, but it’s still a real battle. It gets harder and harder for us to make records but we still love it. Sometimes it feels like we have 100% passion and life or death emotions yet there’s a pointlessness with everything. We want to exist in our own bubble where we can stay curious about sounds. The magic feeling that sounds can sprinkle over any boring day is what got us all hooked, that feeling of escapism… Maybe because Gothenburg is a grey place for most of the year, our curse and blessing is that we never quite succeed.”

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Celebrate
  2. High
  3. Pop Life
  4. Sweet
  5. Butterflies
  6. Should I
  7. Don’t Cry
  8. Strobe Light
  9. Push
  10. Gravity

The band are set to embark on an extensive World tour in support of ‘Season High’, details of which can be found below, with more dates set to be announced in the coming months;

 

13/04/17    Pioneertown, CA @ Pappy & Harriets

14/04/17    Indio, CA @ Coachella

16/04/17    San Diego, CA @ Observatory North Park

18/04/17    Santa Ana, CA @ The Observatory OC**

21/04/17    Indio, CA @ Coachella

22/04/17    Santa Barbara, CA @ Santa Barbara Bowl^^

23/04/17    Scottsdale, AZ @ Live Wire

25/04/17    Dallas, TX @ Majestic Theater**

26/04/17    Austin, TX @ Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater**

27/04/17    Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall**

29/04/17    Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater

30/04/17    St. Louis, MO @ The Pageant**

02/05/17    Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall**

03/05/17    Detroit, MI @ Majestic Theatre**

04/05/17    Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall**

05-07/05/17    Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Beats Festival

27/05/17    Bristol, UK @ Love Saves The Day Festival

10/06/17    Manchester, UK @ Parklife Festival

16/06/17    Barcelona, Spain @ Sonar Festival

08/09/17    Dorset, UK @ Bestival

** with Goldlink

^^ with Glass Animals

 

You can pre-order ‘Season High’ here; Website iTunes Amazon

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