Dork Radio
Now playing:
In the mag...
Featuring Easy Life, The Strokes, Tones & I, Sorry and loads more.
Order a copy
April 2020
Incoming!

Circa Waves have announced their fourth studio album, and it's a two-parter

The first will come in January, and the second in March.
Sign up or log in to follow artists
Published: 10:15 am, November 20, 2019
Circa Waves have announced their fourth studio album, and it's a two-parter

Circa Waves have announced their fourth studio album.

'Sad Happy' is going to be shared in two parts: the first 'happy' side on 10th January, and the second 'sad' side on 13th March.

Talking about their second album in a year, the band explain: "We’ve been running round recording between festivals and touring to make our best album yet. We didn’t want to make you wait another year for a new record and can’t wait for you to hear these new tunes!!!"

Kieran adds: "We live in a world split into two extreme halves. One moment you’re filled with the existential crisis of climate doom and the next you’re distracted by another piece of inconsequential content that has you laughing aloud. I find this close proximity of immense sadness and happiness so jarring, bizarre and fascinating. Our brains rattle back and forth through emotions at such a rate that happiness and sadness no longer feel mutually exclusive. This idea was the blueprint for 'Sad Happy' and is the theme that underpins the album. Sad / Happy is written in my Liverpool home, it’s also hugely inspired by my surroundings and the love I have for the city. It runs through thoughts on mortality, love and observations of people."

The track listing reads:

Happy
1. Jacqueline
2. Be Your Drug
3. Move to San Francisco
4. Wasted On You
5. The Things We Knew Last Night
6. Call Your Name
7. Love You More

Sad
8. Sad Happy
9. Wake Up Call
10. Sympathy
11. Battered & Bruised
12. Hope There’s a Heaven
13. Train to Lime Street
14. Birthday Cake

Check out lead track 'Jacqueline' below, and catch the band on tour next spring:

MARCH
27 O2 Academy, Glasgow
28 Keele University SU, Keele
30 The Tramshed, Cardiff
31 O2 Academy, Leicester

APRIL
02 The Waterfront, Norwich
03 O2 Academy Brixton, London
04 Liverpool Uni,Mountford Hall, Liverpool

Give all this a try

Milk Teeth have been through it all, but with their new album they're back stronger than ever before
Feature

Milk Teeth have been through it all, but with their new album they're back stronger than ever before

Line-up and label changes behind them, Becky Blomfield explains why the reborn trio's new album is too important to skip.
Sorry: Workin' 925
Feature

Sorry: Workin' 925

Are you ready for a new favourite band? North London's Sorry are low-key cult faves with an immense banger-ratio, and a stonking debut album.
Dear Reader, here's Dork's plan for the next few months
HRRRRNK!

Dear Reader, here's Dork's plan for the next few months

As the music world reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it was best to update you on what we're planning to do.
With 'Saint Cloud', Waxahatchee has produced probably her best work to date
Feature

With 'Saint Cloud', Waxahatchee has produced probably her best work to date

Not afraid to take on the subjects close to home, a recently sober Katie Crutchfield's latest album tackles addiction head on.
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing