Phoenix reveal they’re working on their new album at a Paris studio

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Phoenix have teased that they are currently recording new music – check out the video below.

The French four-piece shared the standalone single ‘Identical’ last summer, and haven’t released a full-length album since 2017’s ‘Ti Amo’.

Yesterday (January 12) Phoenix posted a short black-and-white video (filmed by Guillaume Delaperriere) which shows the group playing music together inside the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris.

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“New Year, new studio,” the band captioned the post. They also signed off with the hashtag #7, all but confirming that they are working on their seventh record.

 

According to frontman Thomas Mars, ‘Identical’ – which was released as part of the On The Rocks OST – will make it on the forthcoming album “somehow”.

At the time of the song’s arrival, Mars offered an update on what LP7 might sound like: “There’s no coherence and it’s a little bit like our first record, maybe; ‘United’, which had songs that would explore heavy metal and then country music. And then this is the same sort of weird Frankenstein of an album.”

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Back in December 2019, Motorbass Studio – the Paris studio of Phoenix’s late collaborator Philippe Zdar – confirmed that Mars and co. were at work on new material there.

The group paid tribute to Zdar in June that year following his passing, writing: “Philippe was legendary.⁣⁣ Of course, our music owes so much to him, he who spent hundreds and hundreds of hours lifting us up with the breath of his talent, his enthusiasm and his kindness.⁣⁣”

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