The Thermals are releasing a new album in March, their first since 2013’s Desperate Ground. It’s called We Disappear, and was produced by Chris Walla at studios in Portland and Seattle. Today, they’ve shared the lead single “Hey You,” which sees them sticking to their scrappy but composed punk guns. Here’s what Hutch Harris said about the new record in a statement:
Technology, love and death are the three obsessions of the record. Our privacy used to be so important to us and now everything has changed—we freely offer once private information about relationships and reveal everything about our day-to-day lives. We’re trying to preserve our life digitally so when we’re gone people won’t forget us. We’re using technology to become immortal. You can even set up Facebook and Twitter accounts to continue updating after you die! We Disappear is about how humans fight the inevitable.
Listen to the track via Pitchfork below.
01 “Into The Code”
02 “My Heart Went Cold”
03 “Hey You”
04 “If We Don’t Die Today”
05 “The Great Dying”
06 “In Every Way”
07 “The Walls”
08 “Thinking Of You”
09 “Always Never Be”
10 “Years In A Day”
02/06 Boise, ID @ El Korah Shrine
02/19 Bend, OR @ Crow’s Feet Commons
02/25 San Francisco, CA @ Noise Pop Festival
We Disappear is out 3/25 via Saddle Creek.