The follow-up to 2010's 'The Fool' is on its way
Warpaint have confirmed that they are working on their second album.
The band’s singer Emily Kokal wrote on their Facebook page this morning (February 11):
Helllllloooo out therrrrre ..sending some good vibrations to you kiddos wherever you are in the world, doing your thang.. we’re home making our album. Can’t wait to share it with you all when it’s ready! Thank you for all the sweetness and encouragement, it’s so nice to have..With love and peace to you,Emily
Warpaint released their debut LP ‘The Fool’ in 2010. It followed their 2008 EP ‘Exquisite Corpse’.
Back in 2011, the band confirmed to NME that work on a new album was underway, with guitarist Theresa Wayman saying: “We’re all meditating on it [the second album] everyday. Somebody will make up something while we’re soundchecking and we’ll be like, ‘Don’t forget that because I really want to develop that, there’s something special there’.”
She added: “It’s sounding quite minimal so far which is interesting because it’s the opposite of what we’ve been doing which is normally pretty complex. I think it’ll be interesting to try and simplify that and we should experiment more with some acoustic guitars. It would be fun to have different percussive instruments in there too. We have never had something as simple as a tambourine in any of our songs, so I’m looking forward to that.”
Drummer Stella Mozgawa later expanded on this, saying: “We don’t have any concept of what it should sound like. Unless all of us decide that it should sound particularly minimal or electronic. Right now it’s important for us to experiment and write with one another. We’ve never written from the ground up with this line-up.”
It has not yet been revealed when the album is expected to be released.