Jack Tatum has readied Hold, his archetypal medium arsenic Wild Nothing successful 5 years. The grounds arrives October 27th via Captured Tracks, and on with it comes a North American circuit slated for this fall. Additionally, Wild Nothing has shared the caller opus “Headlights On” featuring Hatchie, which you tin perceive to below.
Self-produced by Tatum and mixed by Geoff Swan (Caroline Polachek, Charli XCX), Hold features contributions from Molly Burch, Becca Mancari, Tommy Davidson of Beach Fossils, Hatchie, and Tatum’s his wife, Dana. A property merchandise describes the grounds arsenic much physics and dance-inspired than Wild Nothing’s erstwhile releases, and the creator spoke anxiously astir releasing it (and yet pursuing 2018’s Indigo) successful a statement.
“I’ve sat with this grounds for a precise agelong clip now, truthful people I’m some excited and apprehensive to fto it spot the light,” Tatum said. “It’s my archetypal grounds arsenic a father. My archetypal self-produced grounds since my debut. It’s a grounds that deals successful existential themes but doesn’t ever instrumentality itself excessively seriously. It’s not acrophobic of popular but it’s hopefully not acrophobic to beryllium unusual either. It has fun, gets sad, dwells successful the quiescent moments and embraces the large ones. It’s maine doing what I emotion and feeling grateful for it.”
New way “Headlights On” tips america disconnected to Tatum’s caller physics influences with metallic percussion and synths. With Hatchie’s Harriette Pilbeam providing backing vocals, the duo connection a darkwave popular opus arsenic Tatum kicks into the 0therwise-melodic chorus with the line, “I don’t cognize however to beryllium subtle with each the things I hatred astir myself.”
“This way was incredibly cathartic for me,” Wild Nothing said of “Headlights On.” “It’s a opus astir your narration reaching its astir brittle infinitesimal and inactive trying to find adjacent the smallest unfastened model that tin pb you backmost to that person. Musically I was drawn towards thing that felt precise assemblage centric and could assistance get maine retired of my ain repetitive thought patterns. It’s a propulsive and hopeful way that’s meant to enactment arsenic a merchandise valve, but the somberness that inspired the opus remains intact.”
Pre-orders for Hold are ongoing. In November, Wild Nothing volition observe his caller medium with a little North American circuit that includes stops successful Washington, DC, Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Tickets spell connected merchantability Friday, August 18th via Ticketmaster.
Wild Nothing’s past merchandise was the 2020 EP Laughing Gas.
01. Headlights On
02. Basement El Dorado
03. The Bodybuilder
04. Suburban Solutions
06. Dial Tone
10. Little Chaos
11. Pulling Down the Moon (Before You)
Wild Nothing 2023 Tour Dates:
11/09 — Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
11/10 — Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live
11/11 — Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
11/12 — Norfolk, VA @ The NorVA
11/14 — Los Angeles, CA @ Fonda Theatre
11/15 — San Francisco, CA @ Independent
11/17 — San Diego, CA @ Quartyard
11/18 — Santa Ana, CA @ Observatory
11/20 — Chicago, IL @ House of Blues