Of Montreal announce new LP ‘Innocence Reaches,’ share “It’s Different for Girls”
Of Montreal are back with their 14th album, titled Innocence Reaches, that will be out August 12 via Polyvinyl. Main man Kevin Barnes made the record in Paris and cites current pop trends as in influence this time:
Forever I’ve been detached from current music. I got into this bubble of only being in some other time period. I came up picking apart the Beach Boys, the Beatles, and symphonic pieces. But last year, I was hearing Jack Ü, Chairlift, Arca, and others, thinking about low end and sound collage. It was an extra layer to geek out on.
The first single from Innocence Reaches is “It’s Different for Girls” (not a cover of the Joe Jackson single), which sounds like, well, Of Montreal, with a disco bassline, loopy keyboards and Barnes’ playful lyrics. You can stream it below.
No U.S. tour plans for Of Montreal at the moment but they will be playing a few Canadian shows this month, including Toronto’s Field Trip. All dates are listed below.
of Montreal – Innocence Reaches tracklist
1. let’s relate
2. it’s different for girls
3 gratuitous abysses
4. my fair lady
5. les chants de maldoror
6. a sport and a pastime
7. ambassador bridge
8. def pacts
9. chaos arpeggiating
10. nursing slopes
11. trashed exes
12. chap pilot
Of Montreal – 2016 Tour Dates
Sun 05 Jun 2016 Field Trip Music & Arts Festival 2016 Toronto, ON, Canada
Fri 17 Jun 2016 Levitation Vancouver 2016 Vancouver, BC, Canada
Sat 18 Jun 2016 Flames Central Calgary, AB, Canada
Sun 19 Jun 2016 The Needle Vinyl Tavern Edmonton, AB, Canada