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Squid announce new album 'O Monolith'


Photo: Michelle Helana Janssen


After the release of their sensational 2021 debut LP 'Bright Green Field', Squid have now announced their plans for their new studio album 'O Monolith', which is set to be released on the 9th June via Warp Records.


The new full-length is being previewed by the new lead single 'Swing (In A Dream)', which comes accompanied by a brilliant Yoonha Park-directed video.



Speaking about the new offering, singer and drummer Ollie Judge said, “This was inspired by a dream I had about a painting called The Swing by Jean-Honoré Fragonard. In my dream I was in the painting but it was flooded and everything was floating away.”


While director Park added about the new visuals, “I was interested in exploring visual ideas from Where’s Waldo, Richard Scarry and Brueghel as a means to express anxieties about the climate crisis.”


Check out the new video for 'Swing (In A Dream)' and see the album's full tracklisting below.



'O Monolith' Tracklist:

Swing (In A Dream)

Devil’s Den

Siphon Song

Undergrowth

The Blades

After The Flash

Green Light

If You Had Seen The Bull’s Swimming Attempts You Would Have Stayed Away




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