Dev Hynes to release new album ‘Coastal Grooves’ in August

Lightspeed Champion man records under the name 'Blood Orange' for new LP

Dev Hynes – the artist sometimes known as Lightspeed Champion and the former frontman of Test Icicles – has announced that he will release a new solo album called ‘Coastal Grooves’ in August.

Hynes has chosen to be known as Blood Orange on his new album, which is set to come out on August 8. The first single from the album, ‘Sutphin Boulevard’, will be released on August 1.

Hynes has spent the past couple of years moonlighting as a guest songwriter, working with the likes Diana Vickers, Florence And The Machine and Solange Knowles, with the recording of ‘Coastal Grooves’ running concurrently with this.


The tracklisting for ‘Blood Orange’ is as follows:

‘Forget It’
‘Sutphin Boulevard’
‘I’m Sorry We Lied’
‘Can We Go Inside Now?’
‘Complete Failure’
‘Instantly Blank (The Goodness)’
‘The Complete Knock’
‘Are You Sure You’re Really Busy?’
‘Champagne Coast’