Glass Animals have announced their third album, ‘Dreamland’.
The band’s first record following drummer Joe Seaward‘s awful bike accident in 2018, it’s due for release on 10th July via Polydor, with the news arriving alongside the title-track.
“The idea for this album came at a time of confusion and uncertainty,” Dave Bayley explains. “My best friend was in the hospital. I didn’t know if he’d make it. The future was damn scary and completely unknown. During those weeks in the hospital, it was so difficult to look forwards that I found myself looking backwards. Digging around in my mind, pulling up old memories, finding comfort in them even if they were uncomfortable in themselves.
“Speaking to friends and family, I’ve realised that a lot of people are experiencing a similar sort of confusion now. Everything that we thought we could see clearly in front of us has been thrown into the air, and all the while, we can’t be out finding our footing. We can’t be out creating new memories, so…we’re diving back head-first into the old ones. I hear that in conversations. I see it in what people are watching on TV. In what we’re listening to. In what we’re eating. In dreams.”
Give ‘Dreamland’ a listen below.