As confirmed by his Genius page and recent fishy goings on, James Vincent McMorrow will a release a new album True Care next Friday.

The album’s lyrics are all up on Genius now annotated by McMorrow himself and he’s shared a note about the album which was recorded at the same time as We Move:

“5 months it took, itʼs the best thing iʼve ever created… is it weird to say that?? fuck it.

Could i have made it sound slicker? Yes. Spent more time finding the best mic positions on drums and guitar amps?…

Thereʼs parts where youʼll listen and think ‘did that go out of time for a second?ʼ.. the answer is most probably yes, it did. Lot of one takes with no click tracks, in a room moving from sound to sound, idea to idea. I wasnʼt doing any of that because i was trying to reconnect with some mystical romantic notion of making music though. Fuck that. A) Itʼs 2017, and b) for my entire career iʼve made music on my laptop. Iʼve never understood that musical desire for nostalgia. The people you love from the past, they were looking forward…”

One song ‘National’ references the band:

We'd spend our nights listening to The National<br> That was special<br> Even though your car was small<br> You said your favourite song<br> Was the one about death<br> I said every single one's like that<br> In fact there's literally nothing left
― James Vincent McMorrow – National

Tracklist

1.December 2914
2.True Care
3.National
4.Thank You
5.Interlude 1
6.Constellations
7.Holding On
8.Bears
9.Pink Salt Lake
10.Interlude 2
11.Bend Your Knees
12.Change of Heart
13.I’m Glad It’s Raining
14.Don’t Wait Forever
15.End

James Vincent McMorrow True Care Europe Tour

June 24 | Luxembourg | Siren’s Call Festival
July 1 | Gloucester | Barn on the Farm Festival
July 5 | Paris | Philharmonie de Paris
July 7 | Dublin | Trinity College
July 14 | Benicassim | FIB Benicassim
July 15 | Lisbon | Super Block Festival
July 24 | London | Village Underground
July 25 | London | Village Underground
July 26 | London | Village Underground
August 18 | Cologne | C/o Pop
August 19 | Hamburg | Dockville
September 9 | Wales | Festival Number 6

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