Wye Oak call louder than before

Wye Oak have released the first taste of their upcoming album, ‘The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs’.

Due for release on 6 April, their fifth LP is preceded by the emotive title track, which will no doubt be part of their setlist when the duo play Village Underground on 3 May.

The album is the third that Jenn Wasner and Andy Stack have recorded since leaving Baltimore, where they originally formed the group. With Wasner now living in Durham, North Carolina and Stack in Marfa, Texas, they flew to one another’s cities for a week at a time.

During their short stints together, the pair worked on combining their individual song ideas and, with the time constraints involved, found themselves working in a more instinctual manner.

One of the biggest changes was their willingness to write songs using more than guitar and keyboard, which they’d always restricted themselves to in the past.

The results, they say, are “unabashed and unapologetic Wye Oak” and the “biggest, broadest, boldest music” they’ve ever made.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s