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Tune-Yards - New Album, 'I can feel you creep into my private life'.
Tune-Yards : New Album, 'I can feel you creep into my private life'.
24th October 2017

Tune-Yards' fourth record will arrive on 19th January in the form of I can feel you creep into my private life.  Thematically, the twelve new songs tackle race, politics, intersectional feminism and environmental prophecies head on.  But in the billows of intense subject matter, the album arrives as Tune-Yards’ most immediate and upbeat music yet – this is music to dance to.

I can feel you creep into my private life is available for pre-order from the 4AD store here •
• Includes indie exclusive clear LP with alternative cover •

You can pre-order the album on all platforms here •

Today, Tune-Yards reveal the new song ‘Look at Your Hands’.  Bandleader Merrill Garbus had this to say about the song:  “Yes, the world is a mess, but I've been attempting to look more and more inward: how do all of these "isms" that we live in manifest in me, in my daily activities, interactions?  

Some of the '80s throwback production came from wanting the vocals to sound robotic, maybe to counter the sincerity of the lyrics.  I started sampling my vocals in an MPC which I've wanted to do for years, and there was something that felt really right about my voice being trapped in a machine.”

Listen to ‘Look at Your Hands’ here.

On I can feel you creep into my private life, Tune-Yards is officially a duo.  Garbus is joined by long-time collaborator Nate Brenner who produced and wrote the album together with lyrics by Garbus.  Tune-Yards worked with a mixer Mikaelin “Blue” Bluespruce (Solange, Skepta, Kendrick Lamar).  Much of the album was recorded at John Vanderslice's new studio, Tiny Telephone Oakland, in Oakland, CA and mastered in Harlem, NY by Dave Kutch (Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper).

Tune-Yards' previous album 2014 Nikki Nack was one of the most well received of that year, and since its release the Oakland-based act has kept busy collaborating with legendary musicians David Byrne, Laurie Anderson and Yoko Ono, as well as penning the standout track, ‘Action,’ from Mavis Staples’ 2016 Livin’ on a High Note album.

Tune-Yards has confirmed a headline North American tour beginning on 15th February, 2018, including shows at Oakland’s Fox Theater and concluding at NYC’s Brooklyn Steel.  A limited ticket presale for the winter shows is currently underway, with all shows going on sale to the public this Friday, October 27.  Please visit tuneyards.com for more information.  $1 from every ticket will be donated to various non-profits. 

Tune-Yards - I can feel you creep into my private life
1. Heart Attack
2. Coast to Coast
3. ABC 123
4. Now as Then
5. Honesty
6. Colonizer
7. Look at Your Hands
8. Home
9. Hammer
10. Who Are You
11. Private Life
12. Free

4th - Space Gallery, Portland, ME, US **SOLD OUT**
5th - The Ballroom at the Outer Space, Hamden, CT, US [TICKETS]
6th - Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia, PA, US **SOLD OUT**
9th - Le Guess Who? 2017 - TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands [TICKETS]
11th - Rocket Festival, Groningen, Netherlands [TICKETS]
16th - Tanzhaus Nrw, Düsseldorf, Germany [TICKETS]
17th - Straßenbahnwelt Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany [TICKETS]

1st - McNear's Mystic Theatre, Petaluma, CA, US [TICKETS]
2nd - The Catalyst, Santa Cruz, CA, US * [TICKETS]
5th - SOhO, Santa Barbara, CA, US [TICKETS]
6th - Moroccan Lounge, Los Angeles, CA, US **SOLD OUT**
30th - 1stBANK Center, Broomfield, CO, US ^ [TICKETS]

15th - Ace of Spades, Sacramento, CA, US [TICKETS]
16th - Cargo, Reno, NV, US [TICKETS]
17th - Senator Theater, Chico, CA, US [TICKETS]
19th - The Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ, US [TICKETS]
20th - Observatory North Park, San Diego, CA, US [TICKETS]
21st - El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, CA, US [TICKETS]
22nd - El Rey Theater, Los Angeles, CA, US [TICKETS]
23rd - The Fox Theater, Oakland, CA, US [TICKETS]
25th - Wonder Ballroom, Portland, OR, US [TICKETS]
26th - The Showbox, Seattle, WA, US [TICKETS]
27th - The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC, Canada [TICKETS]

2nd - First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN, US [TICKETS]
3rd - Thalia Hall, Chicago, IL , US [TICKETS]
4th - Majestic Theater, Detroit, MI, US [TICKETS]
6th - Danforth Music Hall, Toronto, ON, Canada [TICKETS]
7th - Corona Theater, Montreal, QC, Canada [TICKETS]
8th - Royal, Boston, MA, US [TICKETS]
9th - Brooklyn Steel, New York, NY, US [TICKETS]

* - w/ Wax Tailor
^ - w/ My Morning Jacket