Belgian alt-rock vets dEUS have announced How to Replace It, their first album in 11 years, which will be released February 17 via [PIAS] Recordings. The first single from the album is the gospel-inflected "Must Have Been New" which finds their widescreen brand of rock still intact.

“I was playing the piano and I asked our drummer Steph to give me a waltz rhythm,” says co-founder Klaas Janzoons of the song's origins. “I instantly came up with the verse and chorus chords, Tom [Barman] added a middle eight and we had the core of the song. But in typical dEUS fashion, it took a whole lot of time and energy to get to the final result.”

You can watch the lyric video for "Must Have Been New" below.

dEUS also have European tour dates lined up for the spring and those are listed below.

deus - How To Replace It

How To Replace It:
1. How To Replace It
2. Must Have Been New
3. Man Of The House
4. 1989
5. Faux Bamboo
6. Dream Is A Giver
7. Pirates
8. Simple Pleasures
9. Never Get You High
10. Why You Think It Over (Cadillac)
11. Love Breaks Down
12. Le Blues Polaire

dEUS - 2023 Tour Dates
08 mar. - Rockhal Esch-sur-alzette, Luxembourg
10 mar. - Poppodium Hedon Zwolle, Netherlands
11 mar. - Doornroosje Nijmegen, Netherlands
14 mar. - Ancienne Belgique Brussels, Belgium
15 mar. - Ancienne Belgique Brussels, Belgium
20 mar. - Huxleys Neue Welt Berlin, Germany
21 mar. - Backstage Werk München, Germany
22 mar. - Arena Vienna Wien, Austria
24 mar. - La Belle Electrique Grenoble, France
25 mar. - Élysée Montmartre Paris, France
26 mar. - Bürgerhaus Stollwerck Köln, Germany
28 mar. - Kaufleuten Zurich, Switzerland
29 mar. - Magazzini Generali Milan, Italy
31 mar. - Razzmatazz 2 Barcelona, Spain
01 apr. - Sala But Madrid, Spain
02 apr. - Coliseu dos Recreios Lisboa, Portugal

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