The album was produced and recorded by Nick Launay (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs) and Adam Greenspan (Cut Copy, Anna Calvi), with additional programming from Kenny Beats. The album features guest appearances by Savages’ Jehnny Beth, The Bad Seeds’ Warren Ellis, The Jesus Lizard’s David Yow, and Jamie Cullum. Check out the tracklist and album art below. The band has also shared the schedule for upcoming track and video releases, which you can see below.
Ultra Mono follows 2018’s Joy As an Act of Resistance.
Idles Ultra Mono tracklist:
3. Mr. Motivator
5. Kill Them With Kindness
6. Model Village
7. Ne Touche Pas Moi (feat. Jehnny Beth)
10. The Lover
11. A Hymn
Idles’ “Mother” is on our list of the Top 150 Songs of the 2010s.
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