Thursday, June 02, 2016

Listen :: The Avalanches announce first album in 16 years and share lead track

Words: Sam Geary

It may well be a long wait to put out a follow-up, but 16 years after Australian band The Avalanches released 'Since I Left You' the band announce the 21-track 'Wildflower' will be released on July 8.

Robbie Chater and Tony Di
Blasi have also unveiled lead single 'Frankie Sinatra', featuring Danny Brown and MF Doom and samples Wilmoth Houdini’s 'Bobby Sox Idol' and The Sound Of Music's 'My Favorite Things'.

The album will also include guest collaborations with Father John Misty, Toro Y Moi, Jennifer Herrema of Royal Trux, Mercury Rev's Jonathan Donohue, Camp Lo, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds multi-instrumentalist Warren Ellis, and Biz Markie (“chomping over a Beatles sample” on 'The Noisy Eater').

Tour Dates

03 Barcelona Primavera
05 Barcelona Primavera
09 London Oval Space
11 Brighton Wild Life Festival
12 London Field Day
22-23 Byron Bay, Australia,
Splendour In The Grass
24 Yuzawa, Japan, Fuji Rock Festival

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