In December of 2013, it was announced that San Francisco garage rock titans Thee Oh Sees would be taking a hiatus. Since 2010, the group had released five proper full-length albums as well as three singles collections and a host of EPs and 7-inches. Around that time, it was also revealed that frontman John Dwyer would be releasing a solo album under the name Damaged Bug. The announcement promised that the band was not finished and that a new album was in the works. Now, news arrives that the new album is in fact finished and will be arriving on April 19, Record Store Day.
The new long-player will be titled Drop and will be released via Dwyer’s Castle Face label.
According to a press release, Drop will feature contributions from Mikal Cronin, Greer McGettrick, and Casafis.
The album artwork is pictured to the right, and was done by artist Jonny Negron. Tracklist below.
April 19, 2014
1.) Penetrating Eye
2.) Encrypted Bounce
3.) Savage Victory
4.) Put Some Reverb On My Brother
6.) Camera (Queer Sound)
7.) King's Noise
8.) Transparent World
9.) The Lens
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