Sleater-Kinney, one of the best bands in the history of the world, is back early next year with the new album No Cities To Love. This is good news. It’ll be their first new LP in about a decade, and up until now, the great first single “Bury Our Friends” is the only thing we’ve heard from it. But Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein recently rolled through NPR for a half-hour interview, and the story includes clips of a couple of new songs. “Bury Our Friends” is in there, but so are “Surface Envy” and “No Cities To Love,” neither of which we’ve heard until now. Both clips are only about a minute long, but they’re both righteous and intense and melodic, and they promise good things. You can listen to the whole interview below. The clip of “Surface Envy” is around 19:19, and “No Cities To Love” is at 32:29.
No Cities To Love is out 1/20 on Sub Pop. I cannot wait.