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Yeasayer return with new single “I’ll Kiss You Tonight”: Stream

Ahead of the group's new record, set for a June release

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    Boy, do Yeasayer like to keep fans waiting. They took four years between their last two records — 2012’s Fragrant World and 2016’s Amen & Goodbye, and we’ve barely heard a peep from the group since. Now, finally, they’re back with their first new music in three years, “I’ll Kiss You Tonight”.

    The track serves as a teaser of their forthcoming new studio album, which is expected sometime in June. Until then, we’ll have to be satiated by “I’ll Kiss You Tonight”, a darkly thumping track with a playful piano breakdown on the bridge. “I’ll be okay/ This must be our fate/ You and I can do this everyday/ Even though I hate you, I’ll kiss you tonight,” goes the hook about a complicated relationship that’s more hate-love than love-hate.

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    “I’ll Kiss You Tonight” comes via a video directed and animated by Theodore Sefcik. Brightly colored characters seem to stumble over and into each other, a weird trick of digital physics generation. Check it out below.

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    Expect more info on Yeasayer’s new album and 2019 plans soon. In the meantime, snag their past vinyl releases here.

    The band also has a small handful of shows coming up, the schedule for which is below. Get tickets here.

    Yeasayer 2019 Tour Dates:
    04/12 – Hamden, CT @ Space Ballroom
    04/14 – Woodstock, NY @ Colony
    04/17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Rough Trade
    04/27 – Panama City Beach, FL @ SandJam Fest
    08/09 – Budapest, HU @ Sziget Festival
    08/10 – Piešťany, SK @ Grap Festival
    08/15 – Trondheim, NO @ Pstereo Festival
    08/18 – Hasselt, BE @ Pukkelpop

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