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Unknown Mortal Orchestra Announce New Album 'Sex & Food'

Thursday, 08 February 2018 Written by Laura Johnson

Photo: Neil Krug

Uknown Mortal Orchestra will release a new album this spring.

'Sex & Food' will arrive on April 6 through Jagjaguwar and follow up 'Multi-Love'. It was recorded in a number of locations, including Seoul, Hanoi, Reykjavik, Mexico City,  Auckland, and Ruban Nielson's home studio in Portland.

Head below to watch the video for the band's new single, American Guilt. Speaking about it, guitarist and songwriter Neilson said:

"American Guilt is an attempt to capture some of the feelings floating around these days. In a perverse way I wanted to embrace this abandoned genre of rock music that I keep reading is "dead" and invite people to hear what this living dead genre sounds like in the UMO universe. It was recorded in Hanoi, Vietnam during monsoon season in a studio built for traditional Vietnamese music. Additional recording was done in Mexico City but our sessions were interrupted by one of the devastating earthquakes that occurred there last year. As we slept in the Parque de Mexico, unable to get back to our Air BnB, we heard a man yell "Viva la Mexico!" and I put this in the song out of respect for them."

''Sex & Food' artwork:

'Sex & Food' tracklist:

1. A God Called Hubris
2. Major League Chemicals
3. Ministry of Alienation
4. Hunnybee
5. Chronos Feasts on His Children
6. American Guilt
7. The Internet of Love (That Way)
8. Everyone Acts Crazy Nowadays
9. This Doomsday
10. How Many Zeros
11. Not in Love We're Just High
12. If You're Going to Break Yourself

As part of a wider tour, which also includes dates across North America and Europe, the band will call at London's Roundhouse, SWX in Bristol, Manchester's Strange Waves and World Island in Leeds between May 24 and 27. Check below for tickets.

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Thu May 24 2018 - LONDON Roundhouse
Fri May 25 2018 - BRISTOL SWX
Sat May 26 2018 - MANCHESTER Strange Waves
Sun May 27 2018 - LEEDS World Island

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