DIIV have announced the details of their follow-up to 2012’s Oshin. It’s called Is the Is Are, and it’s being released on February 5 via Captured Tracks. That’s the album’s artwork above, and you can take a look at the tracklist below as well as stream new track “Bent (Roi’s Song)”.
Frontman Zachary Smith released a statement about the album, a snippet of which you can read below. Find the entire statement here.
it is a diverse record, it is a happy record, a sad record, a happysad, sadhappy, mad, glad, quiet, mad, dark, glad, poppy, fast, slow, heavy, fast, peaceful, angry, chaotic, beautiful, lost/found, ugly, dry, wet, fuck, fast, dead, heartbroken, in love, loud, quiet, loud, loudquiet, quietloud, happy, mad, quiet, fuck, and loud record. please like it. please love it. do you love me? DIIV is the real me. fuck, xo cole
DIIV Is the Is Are tracklist:
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