Grandaddy are working on a new album: their first since Just Like The Fambly Cat in 2006.
The band’s frontman Jason Lytle broke the news on Twitter on September 2.
While tracking new GD LP….need to remind myself no song on sophtware slump had more than 20 tracks….
16 on the average!
— jason lytle (@jasonlytle) September 1, 2015
Lytle has since confirmed that the tweet is a reference to Grandaddy. The Oregon based artist most recently released a record with Aaron Espinoza of Earlimart, a soundtrack to a distance running film entitled This Is Your Day.
Grandaddy split up in 2006 after 14 years together, with Lytle telling NME:
“It was inevitable… On one hand our stubbornness has paid off, but on the other hand refusing to buy into the way things are traditionally supposed to be done has made things worse for us… The realistic part is it hasn’t proved to be a huge money-making venture for a lot of guys in the band.”
Since 2012, however, they have reformed to play occasional live shows.
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