Wildflower will be released on July 8

The Avalanches have announced details of their first new album for 15 years.

Wildflower will be released on July 8 by XL Recordings.

The album has been created by the band’s core duo – Robbie Chater and Tony Di Blasi.

Said Chater, “What kept us going during the making this record was a belief in the day-to-day experience of music as a life force – as life energy. Hearing a certain song on a certain morning can change your day; it can make the world look different, changing the way you perceive light refracting through the atmosphere for the rest of the afternoon. Literally changing the colour and feeling-tone of your world.”

The band have shared a video for “Frankie Sinatra“, which features Danny Brown and MF Doom on vocals, and also includes works by calypsonian Wilmoth Houdini and Rodgers & Hammerstein.

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