Japanese indie band For Tracy Hyde have announced their new album ‘Hotel Insomnia’ will be released this December.
For Tracy Hyde’s 13-track fifth studio album will be released on streaming platforms this December 14 via P-VINE Records. The LP, which the band describe as “troubled music for troubled times”, is also being mastered by Mark Gardener of UK shoegaze group Ride, with a physical release set to drop on March 29, 2023.
The band have also released a trailer alongside the announcement previewing the tracks ‘Undulate’, ‘Kodiak’, ‘Lungs’ and ‘Estuary’, which appear to signal their return to the atmospheric, reverb-drenched sound of their earlier output.
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The LP also includes their September single ‘Milkshake’, which will receive a physical release in November as part of a split 7-inch single with Thai shoegazers Death Of Heather.
The album follows the band’s 2021 concept album ‘Ethernity’, which featured a distinctly Americana-inspired theme with tracks like ‘Chewing Gum USA’s banjo antics, ‘City Limits’ with its distinctly alt-country sound and ‘Interdependence Day I and II’, which features a speech from former president Barack Obama.
The band also announced the departure of their longtime guitarist U-1 earlier this year in February, with vocalist eureka, guitarist natsubot (Azusa Suga), bassist Mav, and drummer Soukou remaining in the lineup. The band have not revealed if U-1’s contributions will be featured on their upcoming record.