Animal Collective announce new album and share new song ‘Hair Cutter’

Animal Collective have announced in quite a curious way, that the band will soon be releasing a brand new album titled Tangerine Reef. The album is preceded by their latest single ‘Hair Cutter’ which you can hear below.

The album was announced after a fan asked the band on Instagram why he had found a pre-order link to the album to which they replied “It was supposed to be announced on the 16th,” and it indeed was.

Tangerine Reef confirmed to be a real release from AnimalCollective

Previously found on retailer Fnac website the new album will be an audio-visual album and will speak to the band’s innate creativity. It was described as such on the website ”Animal Collective collaborated with the collective Coral Morphologic during a series of performances in order to alert and sensitize individuals to reef protection. The result is Tangerine Reef, the soundtrack of a planetary cause.”

So while we wait until August 16th for the album proper, you can take a listen to ‘Hair Cutter’ to get you in the mood.

01 Hair Cutter
02 Buffalo Tomato
03 Inspector Gadget
04 Buxom
05 Coral Understanding
06 Airpipe (To a New Transition)
07 Jake and Me
08 Coral by Numbers
09 Hip Sponge
10 Coral Realization
11 Lundsten Coral
12 Palythoa
13 Best of Times (Worst of All)

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