Liars have been teasing a new album with cryptic YouTube videos, each of which features an individual letter in the foreground. Together, they spell out T-H-E-M-E, though it’s unclear what the album’s title is. The description below each video simply states “LIARS RETURN. 2017″ along with the hashtag #TFCF. More clips will be added throughout the summer, and a press release states that Angus Andrew and Aaron Hemphill amicably parted ways, and this new LP will be “unlike any Liars had attempted before.” Andrew recorded it in his native Australia and stated the following about the experience:
My favorite feeling is going into the complete unknown. What’s the point in making something you know you can? My goal was to make creative decisions that keep me awake at night.
The album will be released on Mute in August, and Liars uploaded a photo of a test pressing to Instagram. Their last album, Mess, came out in 2014. Check out the teaser videos and upcoming festival dates below.
08/05 London, UK @ VISIONS festival
08/07 Superuho festival
08/10 Luxembourg, LU @ Conges Annules
08/12-14 IT, Sardinia, Here I Stay
08/18 Stirling, UK @ The Rabbit Hole festival
08/19 Brecon Beacons, UK @ Green Man festival
08/24 Berlin, DE @ Pop-Kultur festival
09/02 Mexico City, MX @ Indie Rocks festival
09/15-17 Chicago, IL @ Riot Fest
09/21 Brooklyn NY @Warsaw
Liars’ new album will be out in August via Mute.