Glass Animals not long ago put on a ‘Live In The Internet’ concert that bought 25,000 tickets globally.
Oxford four-piece Glass Animals have launched their initial single due to the fact their 2020 sophomore album Dreamland dropped, titled ‘I Really don’t Wanna Talk (I Just Wanna Dance)’.
The new track brings in features of Tame Impala, with psychedelic synths and a groovy bassline, additionally Dave Bayley’s laidback whispery vocals and an addictive refrain.
Sharing the online video for the new single very last night time, nostalgic North American scenes of fast food stuff parlours are utilised for the visuals, with Bayley earning a cameo visual appeal at the commencing.
“Talking is fantastic, will not get me wrong. But this pandemic has manufactured so lots of of us glance inwards in a way we probably haven’t before,” Glass Animals songwriter/producer Dave Bayley claims of the catchy new track.
“The uncertainty in the earth and the incapacity to go out and make new reminiscences makes you dig deep into the previous. It actually fed people’s deepest insecurities and rattled our foundations in so quite a few ways. Relationships adjusted, friendships altered, and self-confidence was warped. I expended a lot of time talking to my dog, but even more time conversing to myself in my head (which was holding me up all night time), and my close friends and family members were carrying out the same.”
“It felt like we were being all place in a force cooker, but there was no way to allow out the steam. That is what this monitor is about – that force cooker exposing and expanding so a lot of cracks, but battling to fill them in and decompress. I want folks to switch their products off, set this music on, shut their eyes and have that launch for a moment.”
Last summer time, Glass Animals produced ‘Heat Waves’ with a movie that was a “love letter to stay songs and the culture and togetherness surrounding it”. Frontman Dave Bayley requested his East London neighbours to assistance film a video clip from their home windows during lockdown, and the relaxation was background.
‘Heat Waves’ afterwards became a a person billion streaming world-wide smash strike, entering the Billboard Prime 20 and attaining double-platinum standing in the Usa and platinum in the United kingdom. The track was topped No.1 on Triple J’s Very hot 100 in Australia – an accolade not specified to a British isles band given that 2009 (with past winners such as Billie Eilish) and was performed at the 2021 Billboard Awards, are living on Jimmy Fallon and Good Early morning America, with the band also just getting nominated for two MTV VMA Awards for “Best Alternative” and “Best Visible Effects”.
Dave Bayley and his bandmates are getting ready to consider on their major at any time Usa tour, offering 135,000 tickets in just three times. Their greatest at any time offered-out British isles headline present at London’s Alexandra Palace will choose area on 19 November, and ‘I Really do not Wanna Chat (I Just Wanna Dance)’ conjures up the escapist temper of life submit lockdown. Glass Animals are now capable to rewrite their appreciate letter to the culture and togetherness IRL.
Above the previous year, Bayley has labored with the likes of 6lack, Flume, FJ Dahi, Joey Bada$$, Khalid, and Daytrip, also releasing ‘Space Ghost Coast To Coast’ showcasing Bree Runway. Glass Animals collaborated with Mercury Prize winner Arlo Parks on a new edition of ‘Tangerine’, just before elevating mounting artists BENEE and Simple Existence.
The psych-pop quartet have also not long ago labored with cult peanut butter model Jackpot to elevate funds for Audio Venues Have confidence in, made a Simlish model of ‘Heat Waves’, as perfectly as developing a devoted Glass Animals fanbase inside of Minecraft, even stunning a fan one evening with a band meet and greet inside the video game.
With most current album Dreamland now surpassing 1.5 billion streams, Glass Animals have hit a new Spotify every month listener peak of 21 million – surpassing the likes of Lorde, Tyler the Creator, Charli XCX, Troye Sivan, 6Black, Frank Ocean, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala.
Revisit the Incredibly hot Press January 2021 interview with Dave Bayley listed here.
Examine out the video clip for ‘I Really don’t Wanna Speak (I Just Wanna Dance)’ under:
Glass Animals United kingdom & Irish tour dates, November 2021 – dates beneath:
08/11 Glasgow Barrowlands
10/11 Birmingham O2 Academy
11/11 Manchester O2 Victoria Warehouse
13/11 Brighton Centre
14/11 Portsmouth Guildhall
15/11 Nottingham Rock Town
17/11 Leeds O2 Academy
18/11 Bristol O2 Academy
19/11 London Alexandra Palace
21/11 Sheffield 02 Academy
22/11 Edinburgh Usher Hall
24/11 Dublin Olympia Theatre
25/11 Dublin Olympia Theatre
26/11 Liverpool Mountford Corridor
Picture credit rating: Meredith Truax