Underworld have announced details of a new album, ‘Drift Songs’, as part of a new project called ‘Drift’ which will see the band release new music, art and text pieces weekly over the course of a year.
The ambitious multimedia Drift project will culminate in the eventual release of the album, which will be released on October 25.
The veteran electronic duo comparing Karl Hyde and Rick Smith also released a video to announce the project, which you can watch here:
Speaking about the album in more detail, the band explained that the project “expands and enhances a selection of the recordings” from the ‘Drift’ project and will see Underworld release more music in the space of a year than in the course of the last 15 years.
The band have also released a double A-side single comprising of ‘Listen To Their No’ and ‘Soniamode (Aditya Game Version)’ which you can listen to here:
The electronic duo formed in Cardiff in 1980, and released their latest album ‘Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future’ in 2016. In 2017, they released a reimagined edit of their classic ‘Born Slippy’ for the T2: Trainspotting soundtrack, called ‘Long Slow Slippy’.