London duo Oh Surprise have shared one other new style of their forthcoming album, releasing the highly effective ‘Don’t Let The Neighbourhood Hear’.
The brand new single feels Bon Iver-esque in its manufacturing, layered with mournful saxophones, a frantic crescendo and glitchy electronics. It conveys the turbulence of a relationship on the point of collapse, arriving alongside a grainy black and white video that sees the pair surrounded by fireplace and floods. Test it out beneath.
Talking on the forthcoming document in a press assertion, Oh Surprise stated: “We practically broke up final yr. It sounds dramatic, however it’s the reality. ’22 Break’ [may be] the primary break-up album in historical past written and recorded with the individual you’re breaking apart with. It’s awkward, it’s weak, however it additionally saved us.”
They launched the album’s title observe final month, accompanied by a equally monochromatic music video. On the time, one half of the pair, Josephine Vander Gucht, stated of the document’s genesis: “We had been simply writing songs. We had no concept we had been writing a breakup album.”
’22 Break’ will arrive on October 8 through Island Data, following on from 2020’s ‘No One Else Can Put on Your Crown’.
Oh Surprise are additionally embarking on a mammoth tour all through March and April subsequent yr, taking part in exhibits all through Europe and the UK in assist of the brand new album.