Baio announces new album 'Dead Hand Control'

Following on from the success of his 2017 LP 'Man of the World', Vampire Weekend's Chris Baio has now announced his plans for a new solo album, arriving early next year.

The new full-length-length 'Dead Hand Control' is being previewed by the new singles 'Endless Me, Endlessly' and 'What Do You Say When I’m Not There?', and is due out on the 29th January via Glassnote Records.

Speaking about 'Endless Me, Endlessly', he said, “Endless Me, Endlessly’ is a simple song about being there in every possible capacity for someone else. Through hard times just as much as good times. In a way, it’s a bit of a fantasy - a single person cannot be everything to someone else. Lately, though, I have found fantasy to be a thing of comfort.” That theme is echoed in the video for the track where he is recorded performing celebratory acts backwards."

While adding about 'What Do You Say When I’m Not There?', is “The polar opposite emotionally. It’s an ode to insecurity and the fact that you can never truly know what is going on in someone else’s mind. With this song I tried to strike a pointed contrast between melancholy lyrics and an upbeat, sunny energy.”

Watch the new video for 'Endless Me, Endlessly' and stream 'What Do You Say When I’m Not There?' in the respective players and see the album's full tracklisting below.

'Dead Hand Control' Tracklist:
Dead Hand Control
Endless Me, Endlessly
What Do You Say When I’m Not There?
Dead Hand
Take It From Me
Caisse Noire
Never Never Never
O.M.W.

More News

The Cribs unveil new single 'Never Thought I'd Feel Again'

With their highly-anticipated new album now less than a month away, The Cribs have unveiled the next cut to be lifted from their forthcoming full-... 1 month 1 week ago

Local Natives announce new EP 'Sour Lemon'

Following on from the release of their highly-praised 2019 studio album 'Violet Street', Local Natives have now announced their plans for a new EP,... 1 month 1 week ago

King Princess returns with new single 'Only Time Makes It Human'

Following on from the release of her heavily-praised 2019 debut album 'Cheap Queen' last year, King Princess has now returned with a brand new single... 1 month 1 week ago

Lana Del Rey returns with new single 'Let Me Love You Like A Woman'

Following on from the release of her critically-acclaimed 2019 LP 'Norman Fucking Rockwell', Lana Del Rey has now returned with a brand new single... 1 month 1 week ago

Maxïmo Park announce new album 'Nature Always Wins'

Following on from the release of their much-loved comeback single 'Child Of The Flatlands' last month, Maxïmo Park have now announced their plans for... 1 month 1 week ago

Rostam returns with new single 'Unfold You'

Having kept himself busy with a string of high-profile collaborations and production credits in recent years, Rostam has now returned to deliver a... 1 month 2 weeks ago

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets announce new album 'SHYGA! The Sunlight Mound'

Following on from the release of their highly-praised 2019 LP 'And Now For The Whatchamacallit', Psychedelic Porn Crumpets have now announced their... 1 month 2 weeks ago

Sharon Van Etten shares new track 'Let Go'

Continuing on from the release of her brilliant 'Remind Me Tomorrow' LP last year, Sharon Van Etten is back once again to share another brand new... 1 month 2 weeks ago

Dizzy announce new EP 'Basement Covers'

Following on from the release of their highly-praised sophomore album 'The Sun And Her Scorch' earlier this year, Dizzy have now announced their... 1 month 2 weeks ago