May 22, 2012 16:22

Yeasayer announce new album 'Fragrant World'

Band's third album is due out on August 20

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Yeasayer

Yeasayer have announced full details of their third studio album, which is to be titled 'Fragrant World'.

The album is the follow-up to their 2010 second album 'Odd Blood' and is due for release on August 20.

The album will contain a total of 11 tracks, including 'Henrietta', which the band recently released.

That track was sent out to members of the band's mailing list, with a physical CD containing the song sent to every person who had signed up to updates from Yeasayer. You can hear the track by scrolling down to the bottom of the page and clicking.

Late last year, the band spoke about 'Fragrant World' and said that it is shaping up to be "like a demented R&B record". Multi-instrumentalist Chris Keating said of it: "It's like an Aaliyah album if you played it backwards and slowed it down. Or David Bowie's 'Lodger'. Those two are major influences."

Yeasayer will return to the UK in July to play Latitude Festival.

The tracklisting for 'Fragrant World' is as follows:

'Fingers Never Bleed'
'Longevity'
'Blue Paper'
'Henrietta'
'Devil And The Deed'
'No Bones'
'Reagan's Skeleton'
'Demon Road'
'Damaged Goods'
'Folk Hero Shtick'
'Glass of the Microscope'



Read More On This Artist

Video: Yeasayer - 'Madder Red'

More News
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett release duet ahead of new collaboration album
Timbaland confirms work on new 'game changer' single with Missy Elliott
Beck walks with his past self and the Grim Reaper in video for 'Heart Is A Drum'
Mitch Winehouse to release new Amy Winehouse charity album
Metallica's Lars Ulrich tips AC/DC for next year's Glastonbury
Blink-182's Tom Delonge selling setlist from band's first ever gig
Damon Albarn: 'New Blur album may just be one of those records that never comes out'
BBC Radio 1 deny claims that La Roux was excluded from playlist for being 'too old'
Confusion surrounds Lil Wayne's involvement with Real Madrid footballer Cristiano Ronaldo
One Direction's Zayn Malik gets death threats after #FreePalestine tweet
Michelle Shocked releases silent album with tracks named after digital music executives
Further Ted Nugent casino performances cancelled over 'racist' comments
The Co-op staff complain as supermarket switches to only playing music by unsigned artists
Muse say 'heavy' new album will be released next summer
Lady Gaga appears as waitress in new 'Sin City' trailer – watch
Foo Fighters announce September live date at London's Olympic Park
Former Lostprophets member on Ian Watkins abuse: 'How could you know? How would you know?'
Pussy Riot to sue Russian government over imprisonment
Billy Bragg campaign successfully sees prisoners allowed steel-string guitars
Elbow frontman Guy Garvey discusses solo project
Paul McCartney to re-release Wings albums 'Venus and Mars' and 'At The Speed of...
Damon Albarn performs for robots in Japan

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Featured Videos
Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Most Read News
Popular This Week
Inside NME.COM
On NME.COM Today