!!! to Release Fifth LP Via Warp
- Words: James Eaton
The dance-punk-funk stalwarts of !!! have taken to their website to announce their next album, a nine-track LP cleverly titled THR!!!ER. The record will mark !!!'s fifth long-player of its career, the fourth released via Warp. Guitarist Mario Andreoni shares some insight into the record's title, saying, "Thriller didn't merely come to represent the selling of a lot of records...it became synonymous with an artist(s)' and/or genre(s)' artistic high-watermark. INXS' Kick is the Australian Thriller... Alanis' Jagged Little Pill is the Canadian Thriller...Wham!'s Make It Big is the blow-dryer's Thriller...every recording by the 13th Floor Elevators is the dosed-man's Thriller..."Sister Ray" by the Velvet Underground is the Thriller of musical fever dreams. One day at the studio, Nic [Offer, vocalist] drew THR!!!ER on a napkin and I liked it...then we made our THR!!!ER." Before !!!'s next album arrives on April 29, you can take a look its artwork up top, and check out its tracklist, as well as preview one of its tunes, below.
01 Even When the Water's Cold
02 Get That Rhythm Right
03 One Girl/One Boy
04 Fine Fine Fine
07 Except Death
09 Station (Meet Me at The)
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